Peter Douglas Marin, age 77 of Clarkston, passed away on February 12, 2022. He was born on October 30, 1944 in Summit, New Jersey to his parents, the late Marion Elizabeth (née Kaltwasser) and George Edward Marin. Loving father of Lauren (Ian) Blakesley and Joseph (Elizabeth) Marin; proud grandfather of Ryan Blakesley, Olivia Blakesley and Michael Marin, brother of Fritz (Suzy) Marin and John (Ulla) Marin, and uncle of 11 nieces and nephews. Also survived by the mother of his children Angela Marin.
Peter grew up in Birmingham, Michigan and graduated from Seaholm High School. He studied art at Cranbrook Academy of Art, engineering at Lawrence Technological Institute and graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Oakland University. Before moving to Clarkston in 2020, he lived in Canton for 28 years. His passions included Corvettes and all things Harley Davidson. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed camping, boating and kayaking. His retirement years were enriched by active membership in the Men’s Prayer Breakfast group at Plymouth First United Methodist Church. Peter was known as a kind man with a positive attitude who would go out of his way to make others smile.
Beloved Dad, you will be greatly missed every moment of every day. We wish we had more time together, but will always value the time we did share.
We know you are at peace now and we will reunite with you someday.
Family and friends may gather at the Schrader-Howell Funeral Home, 280 South Main Street, Plymouth on Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 2:00 P.M. until the time of the Memorial Service beginning at 4:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.