Bruce J. Butkovich

Bruce J. Butkovich, beloved son, husband and father, passed away November 11, 2017; born February 25, 1959 in Calumet, son to the late William and Ruth (Biekkola) Butkovich.

Bruce was a pharmacist for Rite Aid in Grand Ledge and Meijer of DeWitt. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Grand Ledge; enjoyed spending time at the cottage on Point Lookout, snow skiing with family and friends, and was an avid U of M and Packers fan.

Bruce is survived by his wife of 26 years, Mary; daughters, Lillie and Anna Butkovich; sisters, Dianne (Ted) Johnson, Laurel (Mike) Bessolo; brother, David (Patricia) Butkovich; in-laws, William and Joan Kane; brothers-in-law, Bill (Cindy) Kane, Kevin (Victoria VanPatten) Kane, Mike Kane; sister-in-law, Kathy (Mike) Kegg, numerous nieces and nephews.

Bruce will be truly missed by his family and friends, and especially his loyal Golden Retriever, Buddy.

Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, 345 Edwards Street, Grand Ledge, with Rev. Fr. James Eisele as Celebrant. A private interment at Sims Whitney Township Cemetery at Point Lookout, MI on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Visitations will be held Tuesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge and one hour prior to service time at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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