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Leo Warren Rivett

October 28, 1927 November 12, 2018
Leo Warren Rivett
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Obituary for Leo Warren Rivett

Leo W. Rivett of Buckley, MI, formerly Lapeer, passed away on Nov. 12, 2018 at the age of 91 years. He was born on Oct. 28, 1927 in Milford, MI the son of Peter and Florence Coon Rivett.
Leo was preceded in death by the love of his life and wife of 35 years Janet Gwinn Rivett.
He served in World War II, a member of the U.S. Army, and was stationed in post-occupied Japan. He was honorably discharged in 1947.
Following his service, Leo began a career in general contracting. The family enjoyed living in five different homes built by Leo over the years. Leo was a member of The Lapeer Eagles, the Lapeer American Legion and the Buckley Bar, where he had many friends. Leo was known to always be the life of the party, and he enjoyed boating, waterskiing, snow skiing, snowmobiling, motorcycles and especially his beloved golf cart.
Leo is survived by his daughters, Judith (John) Cummins and Connie (Van) Salmond; step-children Todd Burt (Julie Booth), Erin (Dan) Burt Ibele and Eric (Tara) Burt; grandchildren David (Stephanie) Reay, Kelly (Tom) Herron, Dee Dee (Gary) Cronenvhet, Steve (Tavana) Salmond, James Ryan (Aaron Cassette) and Timothy (Cherokee) Ryan; step-grandchildren Daniel Ibele, Austin, Brendan and Audrey Burt. Numerous great- grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and brother Lawrence (Miriam) Rivett.
In addition to his parents and wife, Leo was preceded in death by his two sons, Terrance Rivett and Michael Rivett; and three siblings.
The family will receive friends 4-7PM Monday, November 26, 2018 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. Leo’s memorial service will be 11AM Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church, 433 Calhoun St., Lapeer, MI 48446.
Memorial contributions may be made to Munson Home Health Hospice, Munson Healthcare, 1105 Sixth St., Traverse City, MI 49684-2386 or ALS of Michigan, 24359 Northwestern Hwy. Suite 100, Southfield, MI 48075.
Cremation has been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer. To place a condolence or share a memory go to www.MuirBrothersLapeer.com


Previous Events

Gathering

Monday

26

Nov

4:00 PM 11/26/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/26/2018 7:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Gathering

Tuesday

27

Nov

10:00 AM 11/27/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church

433 Calhoun St
Lapeer, MI 48446

First Presbyterian Church
433 Calhoun St Lapeer 48446 MI
US

Memorial Service

Tuesday

27

Nov

11:00 AM 11/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church

433 Calhoun St
Lapeer, MI 48446

First Presbyterian Church
433 Calhoun St Lapeer 48446 MI
US

Memorial Contribution

ALS of Michigan

24359 Northwestern Hwy., Ste. 100
Southfield, Michigan 48075

Munson Home Health Hospice

Munson Healthcare
1105 Sixth Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684-2386
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