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Lester "Jack" Munn

April 7, 1924 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 96)


Lester “Jack” Munn, age 96, of Battle Creek, passed away on December 27, 2020 at Heartland Health Care Center in Battle Creek.  He was born on April 7, 1924 in Marshall, MI., the son of Clyde and Nila (Wagner) Munn.  Lester served on the 4th Antiaircraft Battalion in the United States Army during WWII.  He was united in marriage on August 22, 1995 in Battle Creek to Willidean Sams.  Lester was employed as a high lift operator for Post Cereals from 1951 until his retirement in 1983.  He was a member of the PNA Club, American Legion, and  Fraternal Order of Eagles.  He enjoyed staying busy with hobbies such as gardening, watching the Detroit Tigers, and bowling on the PNA Bowling League.   Lester enjoyed his grandchildren and bringing a smile to everyone’s face.  Lester was preceded in death by his parents, son; Michael Munn who died in infancy, Brother; Howard Munn, sisters; Peggy Schnitzler, Marjorie Cantrell, and Mildred Hoxey.   Surviving are his wife; Willidean Munn of Battle Creek, daughters; Jacquelyn Munn of Marshall, Mikel Munn of Battle Creek, son; Martin (Carla) Munn of Dowling, step-children; Roy (Patty) Thunder of Dowling, Laura (Phil) Metzger of Battle Creek, Karen Elkins of Battle Creek, grandchildren; Jason, Michelle, Shawn, Michael, Amber, Misti and several great and great-great grandchildren.  In accordance to his wishes, cremation has taken place.  Private graveside services will be held at Fort Custer National Cemetery.  Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at    

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