Hermon I. “Pete” Seaton, 80, 1128 8th Ave S., Escanaba, passed away on January 8, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on May 17, 1934 in Rochester, MI son to Hermon O. and Florence (Irwin) Seaton. Hermon graduated from Rochester High School and then worked on the boats and for the railroad. He moved to Illinois to begin his career with the telephone company and then transferred to Clarkston, MI for the company.
In 1976, Hermon moved to Escanaba and was employed with Michigan Bell as a switchman. He retired from Ameritech in the ‘90’s.
Hermon was an avid Lion’s and NASCAR fan. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, going to the women’s fast pitch baseball games and college basketball games. He was a lifetime member of the Eagle’s Club and was a past member of the Moose Lodge. Hermon also enjoy traveling and going south for a couple months during the winter months. He was a golden glove boxer.
Among survivors include his children, Teri (Tim) Dementer of Escanaba, Bonnie (Clyde) Hardwick of Rapid River and Patrick Seaton of Escanaba; grandchildren, Beth Jenning, Nicki Reynoldson, Samantha Reynoldson, Lindsey Reynoldson, Melody Olson, Benjamin Bisson, Timothy Dementer, Jr., Kelli Seymour, Justina Ritchie, Erin Thompson, Faith Thompson, Kayleigh Hardwick and Shannon Seaton; 9 great grandchildren; his favorite cat, Kesha; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Judi Seaton; grandson, Theron Seaton; and brother, Larry Seaton.
Committal services will be held at Holy Cross Mausoleum in the spring.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Seaton family.