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Robert H. Priest

1934 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Robert H. Priest Obituary
Robert H. Priest, 79, of Ionia, passed away Jan. 25, 2014, in Lowell. He was born Dec. 28, 1934, in Lansing, the son of Frederick and Esther (Bigelow) Priest. Robert married Reba Wallace Aug. 8, 1955, in Ionia.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Reba Priest of Ionia; children, Patricia Priest and fiancé Robert Schmitz of Pewamo, Roberta (Timothy) Perry of Ionia, Dennis (Darlene) Priest of Tennessee, Debra (James) Thalison of Lyons and Michael (Tami) Priest of Ionia; grandchildren, Marc (Kim) Thalison, Steve (Heather) Thalison, Anthony Campbell and Kristina Jones, Nicholas (Faith) Perry, Joseph (Amber) Perry, Christopher (Amanda) Perry, and Michelle Perry and Brent Tasma; sisters, Doris Eby of Ionia, Donna (Marion) Cotton of Oscoda and Mary Ann (William) Reynolds of Muir; brother, Bert Husted of Ionia; and great-grandchildren, Jim, Jack, Matt, Bryan, Nichole, Keirstin, Jaden, Devin, Briana, Braxton, Levi, Nicholas and Nautica.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, William and David; and great-granddaughters, Carry and Lachan Marie.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Lyons-Muir Church, with Pastor Bert Nelson officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the family. Online condolences may be made at
Published in Ionia Sentinel-Standard on Jan. 28, 2014
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