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Philip James Nass, Sr.

April 6, 1947 ~ April 1, 2021 (age 73)


Philip James Nass, Sr., age 73 of Ludington, formerly of Grand Haven, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Ocala, FL. He was born on April 6, 1947 in Albion, MI to Carl W. and Louise H. (Gosen) Nass. Phil married the former Linda D. Shaw on December 18, 1964 in Spring Lake, MI. She preceded him in death on May 6, 2018 after 53 years of marriage.

Phil worked at Challenge Machine for several years before his retirement. He was a car buff who enjoyed working on and restoring old cars, watching NASCAR, and riding his motorcycle. In his retirement, he enjoyed taking road trips and traveling to Florida for the warm sunshine. 

Phil is remembered and survived by three grandchildren; his two brothers, Carl (Mary Jo) Nass of Spring Lake and Keith (Vicki) Nass of Portage, Michigan, his significant other, Judy Forman; and other extended family.

He was preceded in death by his wife; his son, Philip J. Nass, II; his daughter, Lee Ann Nass; and daughter-in-law, Jennifer F. (Glover) Nass.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Klaassen Family Funeral Home.

A Private Family Graveside Service for Phil will take place at Lake Forest Cemetery, with Rev. Dan Anderson officiating. 

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June 10, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Klaassen Family Funeral Home
1500 Robbins Road
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Private Graveside Service

Lake Forest Cemetery
1304 Lake Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417

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