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Peter P. "Sonny" Stokes

May 24, 1942 - October 10, 2018

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday October 20, 2018 in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, MI.  Visitation 11:00 AM Saturday until time of services

Peter “Sonny” Stokes age 76 of Clay Twp., MI.,  a fighter till the end…that he was…, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Wednesday October 10, 2018.  He was born May 24, 1942 in the families home on Columbia Street in Algonac, MI. to the late Peter M. and Catherine (nee Weiden) Stokes.

Peter was the oldest of seven children.  In spite of contracting polio at the age of 10, he lived a full and happy life.  He loved his job as a model fabricator.  His hobbies included fishing, boating, golfing, and motorcycling.  Most of all, he loved the Lord.  He received his nickname “Sonny” because he always had a “Sunny” smile for everyone.

Peter is survived by and will be greatly missed by his siblings David (Libby) Stokes, Dorothy Stokes, Tim (Yuki) Stokes, Michelle (Bill) Cross, Richard Stokes, and Mary Suzan (Richard) Brackenbury, and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a brother William Stokes.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday October 20, 2018 in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, MI.  Visitation 11:00 AM Saturday until time of services.