Date of Death: August 31, 2019

Service Details

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Hohner Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 6th, 2019 with a Rosary to follow at 8:00 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Three Rivers.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7th, 2019 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Three Rivers with Fr. R. Mathias as celebrant.

Interment will be held at Moorepark Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the American Legion Hice-Shutes Post #170.

Obituary Notice


Frank Joseph Granzotto, age 93, of Three Rivers passed away peacefully Saturday, August 31, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Three Rivers, MI., on Dec. 19th, 1925 the son of the late Benjamin and Elizabeth (Cerutti) Granzotto.

Frank has been a lifetime resident of Three Rivers.  On May 9, 1953 he married the love of his life Lidia Theresa DalPonte, who preceded him in death in 2012.  Frank enlisted in the US Army Air Corp. in 1943. Following his time in the service Frank was employed as a mail carrier for the Three Rivers Post Office, a milk man for Lockport Dairy in Kalamazoo, and at Indiana Michigan Power in Three Rivers. Frank was a faithful member of Immaculate Conception Church where he and his wife were very active. He was an avid reader and self-educated historian and a loving father who always enjoyed being around his children and grandchildren.

Mr. Granzotto leaves to cherish his loving memory, eleven children, daughters, Anne Marie Granzotto, of Kalamazoo, Victoria Peavey, Teresa Meade, Lori (Cary) Miller all of Three Rivers, , Jennifer (Steve) Goffeney, of Gobles, Jeannie (Greg) Rinckey, of Holland, Emily (Dan) Parks, of Ripon, WI.; sons, Francis, Timothy, and Joseph Granzotto, all of Three Rivers; Daniel (Susan) Granzotto, of Elkhart, IN.; thirty-one grandchildren, and thirty-eight great-grandchildren as well as many extended family and friends.

Additional Information

Memorial donations may be made to the Immaculate Conception Educational Trust Fund.   Envelopes available at the funeral home or church.

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  1. My prayers go out to the entire Granzotto family and everyone that knew Frank. He was a very kind and gentle man. I know he will be greatly missed. I knew Frank and his wife Lidia and they were very special people to me. Lidia was a great support to the IC School when I was the Administrator there, so many fond memories. May God surround you all with His love, comfort and peace. Judy Gilchrist-Mohney of Stayton, Oregon.

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