Charles VanDuinen, a SKILLED Forestry Pulp Truck Driver, and lifelong resident of Merritt MI, passed away on July 23, 2022, at the age of 69 peacefully at home with his family by his side. Charles was born August 1, 1952 in Muskegon to Edwin Frank and Ruth Jane (Long) VanDuinen. He graduated from Lake City High School in 1971. Chuck was united in marriage on March 31, 1972, to his high school sweetheart, Mary Ann Phetteplace and just this year they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. He first worked at Lake City Van's Lumber Yard (1972-1975) and then began driving pulp truck in 1975, for VanDuinen Forest Products, under the training and guidance of his brother, Ed VanDuinen Jr....