Philip M. Shimnoski

Philip M. Shimnoski, 73, died April 13, 2012 in Kalamazoo. Philip was born October 22, 1938 in Manistee to E. Michael and Mildred (Hall) Shimnoski. He served his country as a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy retiring after 20 years of service. After the service he worked for Honeywell retiring as an Electronic Engineer. Philip was a life member of the VFW Post 3030, a member of the American Legion in South Haven and a member of the US Submarine Veterans Holland club. In his leisure time he enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, bowling, including a 300 game, and spending time with friends.

On August 13, 2011 in Wellston he was married to Kathy Plotts who survives. Also surviving are his children, Pam (Andy) Bowerman, Patti Hubbard, Paula Shimnoski, Peggy Ross, Penny Brown and Paula (Terry) Donaldson; brother, J. Scotty (Barbara) Shimnoski, sister, Joyce Ann (John) Jeruzal; 2 step children, Connie Rose and Randy (Lisa) Plotts; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, David Hall Shimnoski.

In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Noon at the Otsego VFW Post 3030 in Otsego with Father Liepka officiating. Military Honors by Otsego VFW Post 3030. Contributions in memory of Philip may be made to VFW Post 3030.Messages of condolence for his family may be left at