Ervin W. Shattuck, 57, of Alba, passed away, Thursday, August 27, 2020.
He was born July 10, 1963, the son of Darrell and Sharon (Pion) Shattuck, in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Among his friends he was known at Wally or “Gator”. He was an animal lover and a friend that everyone could count on no matter what was needed. Wally enjoyed spending his free time volunteering for a variety of charities like Wertz Warriors, American Legion, Forgotten Eagles and 22 to none. When he was not keeping himself busy volunteering, he could be found riding his Harley Davidson with his wife, family and friends or supporting the local ABATE group. He had been employed at Anchor Lamina for 15 years. He also served in the Navy on the USS Whale in the Groton New London Base in Connecticut.
Ervin is survived by his wife Patricia (Markus); children Darrel (Catie) of Cadillac, Michigan, and Stephanie (Timothy) Petrovich of Livonia; grandchildren Kara, Kaylee, Jacquelynn, and Issabella; mother, Sharon; 3 aunts; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
He was preceded in death by his father and brother George.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 12, 2020, from the Otsego Veterans Hall, 124 Farmer St., Otsego, MI 49078 at 1:00 p.m. and on Saturday, September 19, 2020, from the American Legion, 10283 M-186, Fife Lake, MI 49633 at 1:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to 222none.org (a nonprofit organization that works to raise awareness and provide support to end veteran suicide).
Arrangements were entrusted to the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.