Edwin Augustus Green, 83, of Covert, Michigan, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 after a long and fulfilling life. He was born January 21, 1938 to John R. Green, Sr. and Mabel Marie (West) Green in Kalamazoo. Ed attended Bangor Public Schools. He married Catherine Dawson on July 2, 1960. They shared 60 years together. Ed worked at Du-Wel for thirty years before their closing. He later worked with the Kalamazoo Gazette.
Ed’s passions included his family, friends, neighborhood, and being out on the road; especially on his motorcycle.
He is preceded in death by his parents – John and Mabel; brothers – John R. Green, Jr. and John Green; daughter – Deborah Green; cousin – George West, Jr.
Ed is survived by his wife – Catherine Green of Covert; children – Dawn Marie (Green) Everett and Leslie Ann Green both of Covert; grandchildren – Christian Alexander Everett of Colorado Springs, Colorado and Megan Elisabeth Everett of Covert; sister – Phyllis Green of Kalamazoo; as well as a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, and friends.
Wake will be held from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM on Friday, April 9, 2021 at the Filbrandt Family Funeral Home in South Haven. Funeral services will follow the wake at 1:00 PM with Pastor Fred Madden officiating at the funeral home. Ed will be laid to rest at Hicks Cemetery in Arlington Township. Contributions may be made in Ed’s memory to Caring Circle Of Lakeland, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, Michigan 49085.
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