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NATHANIEL WRIGHT CARPENTER, Jr.

February 3, 1938 May 1, 2018
NATHANIEL WRIGHT CARPENTER, Jr.
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Nathaniel Wright Carpenter, Jr., 80, of Beaver Grove, died Tuesday, May 1, 2018 as a result of an automobile accident.

He was born February 3, 1938 in Midland, Michigan, a son of the late Nathaniel W. and Patricia Carpenter, Sr.

Nathaniel retired in 1977 after serving 20 years in the US Air Force as a maintenance technician and he was a Vietnam veteran.

Following his retirement from the military, Nathaniel was employed at the Marquette Branch Prison for 20 years as a guard.

His interests included taking trips, reading, cars, spending time with his grandchildren and he served as a den leader for the Boy Scouts.

Nathaniel is survived by his wife, Maxine (Larson) Carpenter of Beaver Grove, whom he married on August 18, 1972; daughter, Susan Herringa; step-daughter, Tina Valiquette of Ishpeming; grandchildren, James Valiquette, Tasha & Lacey Flynn, Kyra and Zaida Niemi; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and step-son, Randy Monhead.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 10 am to 12 Noon at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at Noon in the funeral home with Rev. Charles Tooman officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the Vietnam Veterans of America Negaunee Chapter.

Memories of Nathaniel may be shared at canalefuneral.com


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Visitation

Saturday

5

May

10:00 AM 5/5/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/5/2018 12:00:00 PM
Canale-Tonella Location

526 North Third Street
Marquette, Michigan 49855

Canale-Tonella Location
526 North Third Street Marquette 49855 Michigan
United States

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Saturday

5

May

12:00 PM 5/5/2018 12:00:00 PM
Canale-Tonella Location

526 North Third Street
Marquette, Michigan 49855

Canale-Tonella Location
526 North Third Street Marquette 49855 Michigan
United States
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