Obituary: George “Jerry” Daggett, 74, of Pentwater.

February 22, 2022

George Daggett

Obituary: George “Jerry” Daggett, 74, of Pentwater. 

George “Jerry” Marshall Daggett, 74, of Pentwater passed away peacefully Thursday, February 10, 2022. He was born March 25, 1947 to George and Mary Helen (Dickenson) Daggett. He graduated from Pentwater High School in 1966. On May 16, 1970, Jerry married Charlene Aerts. Together they raised two children.

Jerry worked as a millwright for Great Lakes Castings for 25 years and retired in 2000. Jerry helped build the Consumers Pumped Storage hydroelectric plant. He was a member of St. Joseph/St. Vincent Parish. Jerry was a volunteer for the Pentwater Fire Department and he was an archery leader in the 4-H. In his spare time, Jerry enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on classic cars, and welding. He also enjoyed taking his grandsons hunting and fishing. He was well known for his salsa making which he loved to share with family and friends and he enjoyed the occasional trip to the casino.

Jerry will be greatly missed by his wife of almost 52 years, Charlene; his children, Debra Daggett McCombs and Brent (Stacey) Daggett; his former son-in-law, Chris McCombs; his grandsons, Jesse McCombs, Eli McCombs, and Trevor Castonia; his siblings, Bob Sutcliff, Jean (Bob) MacGillis, Cathy Daggett Engle, John (Kathy) Daggett, Mary Helen (Greg) Blohm; his aunt, Doris Brown; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his nephew, Mike Daggett and his brother-in-law, Allen Aerts.

A visitation will be held Friday, March 25, 2022 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Oak Grove Funeral Home in Ludington. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Weare.

Memorial contributions in Jerry’s name may be directed to the Pentwater Sports Fishing Association or St. Joseph/St. Vincent Catholic Parish.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com.

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