Michael Lloyd Pennington, age 61 of Hastings, passed away April 25, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.


Mike was born January 12, 1956 in Hastings, Michigan, the son of Lloyd and Susan (Janose) Pennington Jr. He graduated from Hastings High School, class of 1974. Mike was co-owner and operator of Pennington Construction with his brother Steve for the past 40 years. He married Mary Jasperse on April 8, 1989.


Mike was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Pennington Jr., mother-in-law and father-in-law, Leon and Crystene Jasperse, sister-in-law, Judy Pennington, niece Jessica Merrill and brother-in-law, David Jasperse.


Mike is survived by his wife, Mary Pennington, daughters, Melissa Pennington and Christina (Rob) Yattaw, grandchildren, Brianna, Matthew and Christopher, mother, Susan Pennington, brothers, Steve (Bev) Pennington, and Joe Pennington, sisters, Sandy (David) Nichols, and Teresa (Jay) Beckwith as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.


Mike loved the outdoors, and enjoyed hunting, boating and golf. He enjoyed watching NASCAR on Sundays, enjoyed bowling, especially the couples bowling league that he and Mary bowled on for many years. Mike also loved spending summers at Pine Lake. He and Mary enjoyed vacations to Mexico, going to the Casinos and spending time with family and friends.


Mike was the type of person that was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone that needed it. He enjoyed being the caretaker of the family. Mike was a hard worker and enjoyed the many years working with brother, Steve in the family owned business.


Mike was a good man, loving husband and father. He was a friend to many and loved by all that knew him, he will truly be missed. Memorial contributions may be made to Spectrum Health Hospice or the American Cancer Society.


A Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 from 2:30 to 5:00 pm at the Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held following the visitation at 5:30 at the Hastings Elks Lodge, 102 E. Woodlawn Ave., Hastings, MI, where a light meal will be served.


Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings.  To leave an online condolence, please visit









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