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Jay Glaser

May 31, 1943 ~ September 9, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old


Phillip “Jay” Glaser, age 80 of Ferrysburg, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at home. He was born on May 31, 1943 in Muncie, IN to the late Lawrence and Nola (Tuttle) Glaser.

Jay graduated from High School and then proudly served his country as an Army National Guardsman for six years. He married the love of his life, Willetta Wade, on August 27, 1964 in Muncie, IN.

Jay was a fix-it guy who could fix just about anything. He enjoyed helping others out, especially his friends and neighbors. Jay enjoyed being outdoors, and especially liked going fishing. He and his wife, Willetta, were the owners of the Rendezvous Restaurant in Grand Haven for 30 years and were well known in the community.

Jay will be lovingly remembered and missed by his beloved wife of 59 years, Willetta; and their two sons, Randy (Christina) Glaser of Norton Shores and Jeff Glaser of Grand Rapids; four grandchildren: Seth (Lindsey) Glaser, Noah Glaser, Makayla Glaser, and Coral (Mark) Svetanoff; two great-grandchildren, Blair and Logan Svetanoff; his brother, Larry Glaser; and siblings-in-law, Beverly (Jim) Patterson and Gary Wade.

He was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Angela Glaser in 2022.

A private family Graveside Service for Jay will take place at Lake Forest Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Love in Action of the Tri-Cities or the Muskegon Rescue Mission.


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Private Graveside Service

Lake Forest Cemetery
1304 Lake Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417


Love In Action of the Tri-Cities
326 N. Ferry St., Grand Haven MI 49417
Tel: 1-616-846-2701

Muskegon Rescue Mission
2735 E. Apple Ave., Ste. D, Muskegon MI 49442
Tel: 1-231-727-6090


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