Terrance D. Nugent




Born: February 11, 1943
Death: May 22, 2013

Terrance (Terry) D. Nugent, age 70, of Lowell, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents Ligouri and Lucille Nugent (Slowinski). He is survived by his wife of 50 years Jean Nugent; children, Sheila (Conan) Burkhardt, Fowlerville; Mike (Betsy) Nugent, Belding; Tom (Kathy) Nugent, Clarksville; and Renee (Moss) McCauley, Lowell; eight grandchildren, Tyler and Kristen Burkhardt, Steve Bouwman, Connor, Jake, Nikki and Keegan Nugent, and Alan (Cash) McCauley. Brother Denny (Mary) Nugent, Lowell; Sisters Phyllis (John) Powell, Ionia; Kathleen (Tom) Evans, Acampo, CA; Jean (Dan) Fitzpatrick, Lowell; Sharon (Mike) Plaska, Zeeland; and Joan (Jack) Weeber, Lowell and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Terry was a proud dairy farmer and operator of Nugentdale Farms with his family. He was a member of Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan Holstein Association and served for 19 years on the board of directors for NorthStar Cooperative. He and his wife were recognized as the MSU Dairy Farmer of the Year in 2009. Terry served for 12 years as a Trustee on the Grattan Township Board and 15 years on the Kent County Farm Service Agency Committee. Besides dairy farming, Terry loved racing stock cars on dirt, riding his GoldWing motorcycle with Jean behind him, going to dairy shows and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be missed greatly by his family and many friends. Special thanks to Spectrum Health Hospice. Visitation will be Friday 2-4:00 pm and 5-8:00 pm at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell with the Rosary being said at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 25 with visitation one hour prior at St. Patrick’s Church, 4351 Parnell Ave., NE, Ada, MI 49301, Rev. Mark Peacock presiding. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to either the Michigan Dairy Memorial & Scholarship Foundation, MSU, 1250 Anthony Hall, 474 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824 or to St. Patrick’s Church Endowment.

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