Ervin Peter Irish, age 82, of Traverse City, died on Friday, May 12, 2017. He was born on April 30, 1935, the son of Amil and Pauline (Philo) Irish.
Ervin was a proud member of the Antique Auto Club in Traverse City and had great passion for restoring antique vehicles. He loved driving in parades. He also loved to travel and spend time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Carol A. (Wentworth) Irish; children, Don (Nancy) Irish, Sandy (Keith) Eggli Everett and David (Susan) Irish; stepchildren, Wayne (Teresa) Irwin, Kevin (Lisa) Irwin and Scott (Riemi) Irwin; 20 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and sisters, Verlyn (Walter) Penrod and Cathy Quinlan.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Bethel Irish.
A private burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City.
Memorial contributions made in memory of Ervin may be directed to Tendercare Health Center - Birchwood, Traverse City.
Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guestbook and share your thoughts and memories with the family.
Published on  May 14, 2017