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Edward Lovato

Edward Lovato

Sunday, January 28th, 1945 Friday, March 13th, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Edward J. Lovato

Iron Mountain- Edward J. Lovato, 75, of Iron Mountain, Mich., passed away Friday, March 13, 2020, in Arcadia, Florida, following a motorcycle accident.

He was born January 28, 1945, in Chicago, Illinois, son of the late William J. and Theodora (Cazzola) Lovato. Edward grew up in Norway and was a graduate of Norway High School, class of 1963. Following graduation, he proudly served in the United States Air Force from June of 1963 until his honorable discharge in June of 1971. Edward returned back to Norway following his time in the service. He worked as a truck driver for Hosken Tire Company and later as a police officer for Dickinson County retiring in 2004 after 32 years. Edward went on to drive truck for 2 ½ years with M.J. Electric and a couple other trucking companies in the area.

He enjoyed going on trips, riding his motorcycle, and especially the time spent with family and friends.

Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Foley, Ephrata, Washington and Stephanie (Zak) Stevens, Green Bay, Wisconsin; one brother, John (Darlene) Lovato, Iron Mountain, Michigan; one sister, Linda (Paul) Monette, Stephenson, Michigan; and by three grandsons and one granddaughter.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, Mich. Prayers will be recited at 12:00 noon at the funeral home. A memorial ride along with the Patriot Riders will follow the service.

You may leave a condolence or tribute for Edward’s family online at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Iron Mountain, Mich., to honor Edward’s legacy of life.

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    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Jacobs Funeral Home- Iron Mountain
    1025 Carpenter Avenue
    Iron Mountain, Michigan
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    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Jacobs Funeral Home
    1025 Carpenter Avenue
    IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
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    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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LINDA FREEMAN

so sorry steph and zac on your precious daddys passing. oh my goodness we grieve with your family. we will lift you all up in prayer to our loving heavenly father for peace comfort and strength in the days that lay ahead. GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!
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Tom and Pam Tojza

With sincere sympathy, our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. Cousin Ed will be in our memories and hearts forever.
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Brad and Terri Dillon

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Stephanie

Thank you so much for honoring my dad. It is greatly appreciated.
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Richard Henrion

I taught Motorcycle Safety classes with Ed for twenty years. I enjoyed his personality and company each and every day. His dedication and commitment to what he believed in was commendable. We did many memorable motorcycle rides together. Most notable was a ride to Hudson Bay on the east side in Quebec. I spoke with him in December just before he left for Florida. He was in good spirits and looking for to riding in winter. RIP Eddie. Love you.
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Stephanie

Thank you so much Rich! I know that trip to Hudson Bay was one of his favorites too!
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Dina Zietlow

I'm so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. I've known him since I was born back in the early 70's. He is a cousin of my mother and used to come into her coffee shop all the time when I was young. The community has lost a great one with his passing. My condolences to you all during this very difficult time.
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Stephanie

Thank you Dina! He will be missed.
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Stephanie

Thank you Dina! He will be missed.
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Stephanie

Thank you Dina! He will be missed.
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Stephanie

Thank you Dina! He will be missed.
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