Allan Leroy Cole, Age 66 of Manistee died May 8, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital in Muskegon.
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He was born on November 10, 1952 in Ludington, Michigan the son of the late Leslie & Jean Joann (Kolk) Cole. He was a graduate of Manistee High School Class of 1970. He attended WSCC and obtained his degree in corrections. He married Terri Lynn Nelson on September 28, 1974 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Manistee.
He had been employed at the Oaks Correctional Facility and had his own business; Al’s Deer Processing.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Manistee. He enjoyed deer processing, woodworking, and was an all around handyman.
He is survived by his wife: Terri Cole of Manistee, three son; Allan Cole (Kassie Cole) of Manistee, Daniel Cole (Julie Botwright) and Mark Cole (Brittnay Snay) all of Marquette, his siblings; Leslie “Skip” Cole, Peggy (Tom) Bachinski, and Todd “Kabuke” Cole all of Manistee, and DeeDee (Dennis Jr.) Helferich of Altus, Oklahoma, six grandchildren; Brady, Hudson, Cyler, & Lincoln Cole and Parker & Finny Snay, his adopted son; Brandon Fortin of Manistee, and his beloved dogs, Honey, Oscar, & Gage.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his mother-in-law; Alice Nelson, sister-in-law; Maryann Nelson, and his best friend; Al Pieczynski.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Manistee Township Hall, 410 Holden Street in Manistee on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 5-8 PM.
Memorial expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family.
Please visit Al’s personal page of memories at www.oakgrovefh.com. Arrangements by the Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistree.