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DuWayne Albert Peer, Sr., age 83, passed away Friday evening, April 24, 2020 at his sister’s home in Greenville under the loving care of his sister, Doreen, his brother, Darwin, his brother-in-law, Kim, and Spectrum Health Hospice.

The son of Florence (Harman) and Louis Clint Peer, Jr., he was born on December 5, 1936 in Grand Ledge and retired from the former Electrolux Home Products after 20 years of service.

On January 19, 1985, in Trufant, he married Ann Marie Newell, who survives along with her family.  Also surviving are a son, DuWayne “Wayne” & Janey Peer, Jr. of Kentucky;  a daughter, Dolly Renner of California;  six brothers and sisters, Devere Peer of Rockford, Darwin Peer of Greenville, Marvin & Bobbie Peer of Indiana, David & Marlene Peer of  Massachusetts, Doreen & Kim Akkerhuis of Greenville, and Dawn & Randy Kincaid of Cedar Springs;  several grandchildren;  and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews;  and countless friends.

Honoring his wishes, cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held at a later date.  Instead of flowers, contributions in DuWayne’s memory may be directed to Spectrum Health Hospice.

To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign DuWayne’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Christiansen’s Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville, (616) 754-5638.


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10 Condolences

  1. Danielle (Peer) Olds on April 30, 2020 at 6:46 pm

    Uncle DuWyane was an amazing man. I am blessed to call him family. I’m glad I got to grow up knowing him. He will be missed by us all.

  2. John & Phyllis Anderson on April 30, 2020 at 11:44 pm

    Doreen, Kim and family
    our deepest sympathy
    John & Phyllis Anderson

  3. Wayne Peer on May 1, 2020 at 9:55 am

    Will forever be in my Heart

  4. Ruth & Bill DiNenno on May 1, 2020 at 10:14 am

    Very sorry to hear of the passing of DuWayne! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  5. Rachel Powers on May 6, 2020 at 2:14 pm

    So sorry for your loss. He was such a sweet man! He will be missed!

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