Obituary: Jack Shriver, 83, of Scottville, former MCC basketball coach, teacher.

March 18, 2021

Jack Shriver

Obituary: Jack Shriver, 83, of Scottville, former MCC basketball coach, teacher.

Jack Lowell Shriver, 83, of Scottville, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Jack was born on March 25, 1937 in Owosso, the son of Paul and Rhoda (Wharton) Shriver. He married Nancy Lutrey on August 7, 1965.  Jack graduated from Owosso High School with the class of 1955 then graduated from Western Michigan University (BA, MA). Jack was employed by Mason County Central Schools as a teacher and coach. He retired in 1999 after 30 years of dedicated service. He was inducted into the Michigan High School Coaches Hall of Fame in 1994 and sat on the Michigan High School Athletics Association board for 15 years. 

Jack was a member of the Ludington Boat Club and Lincoln Hills Golf Club. His greatest joy was watching his grandsons play sports. He also enjoyed golfing, fishing, and boating. 

Jack is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nancy A. Shriver; son, Joseph (Kimberly) Shriver; grandsons, Jackson and Collin Shriver; Tim and Donna Lutery, Marty and Joyce Lutrey; nieces, Sharon Yarbrough and Paula Holtforth; and nephew John Holtforth.

Beside his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his son, Craig M. Shriver; sister, Joan Holtforth and her husband Glen; and great nephew, Lucas Holtforth.

Due to Covid-19 the family will be holding a memorial service at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington.


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