Lynn Howard DeGrow, age 76, of Charlevoix, Michigan, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021, surrounded by his family. Born on December 16, 1944, in North Branch, Michigan, Lynn was the son of the late Hollis and Edith (Seelye) DeGrow. He married Linda (Murray) DeGrow on May 25, 1968, in Sudbury, Mass.
Lynn was a graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy, served his country in Vietnam and retired from the Coast Guard Reserve as a captain. He was also a residential builder with DeGrow and Sons, owned and operated DeGrow’s Pro Hardware, and managed the Beaver Island Boat Company. He served as a director of the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce and was a member of the Kiwanis Club.