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Peter John Yarch

April 1, 1949 ~ October 15, 2019 (age 70)

Obituary

Peter John Yarch, 70, formerly of Alpena, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at home in Grand Rapids.

Peter was born on April 1, 1949, in Rogers City, Michigan to the late Eli and Martha (Tapovic) Yarch. He served in the United States Navy. On June 16, 1973, he married Rita J. Bennett. She preceded him in death on December 11, 2015. Peter worked for Lafarge, retiring in 2008. He was a member of Word of Life Baptist Church and American Legion. Peter enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Surviving are his three children, Tracy (Jeffrey) Buchler, Brian (Courtney) Yarch, Jessica Yarch; 5 grandchildren, Dennis, Rebecca, Denia, Carter, and Alexa. Mr. Yarch was preceded in death by his infant brother, Eli.

Memorial visitation will take place Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Word of Life Baptist Church from 9 a.m. until the memorial service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Scott Joy officiating.  Arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

Inurnment:  St. Clement Cemetery, Pellston, Michigan

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Friends Together or The American Cancer Society.

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Services

Memorial Visitation
Saturday
November 2, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Word of Life Baptist Church
1900 N. Bagley Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Memorial Service
Saturday
November 2, 2019

11:00 AM
Word of Life Baptist Church
1900 N. Bagley Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Donations

Friends Together
105 Prentiss Street, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-356-3231
Web: http://friendstogethermi.org/

American Cancer Society
1480 W. Center Road, Suite 1, Essexville MI 48732
Web: http://www.cancer.org/