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The Vernon Loew Estate

Thursday, June 18th 2015 @ 4:00PM

Real Estate offered at 6:00PM

LOCATION: 15015 Tyrone Ave. Kent City, MI 49330

DIRECTIONS: From Kent City take 17 Mile Rd. east 1 mile to Tyrone Ave., north 1 ¼ miles OR North of Grand Rapids 17 miles or south of Big Rapids 35 miles on US-131 to the Cedar Springs exit #104 (17 Mile Rd - M-46 WEST), west 8 miles to Tyrone Ave., north 1 ¼ miles. (Kent Co.)

TERMS: Cash or good check day of auction. Master Card or VISA with 3% service fee. WE SUBSCRIBE TO PAY-TEC. (A NATIONAL CHECK COLLECTION COMPANY)

For your convenience we will have port-a-jons, wash-up station and lunch wagon.

This Live Auction is being held to settle the Estate of the late Vernon Loew. Vernon grew up in Allegan and moved up to northern Kent County in the late 1940’s. He was married to Edith for 72 years at the time of her passing 4 years ago. Many of you will remember Vernon from his days as a TV and radio repairman. He was a jack of all trades including construction and retired from National Fruit in Kent City. His family welcomes you to his home on Tyrone Ave. north of 18 Mile Rd. on Thursday, June 18th at 4:00PM to bid and buy his home, tractors, equipment and more at Live Public Auction.


Offered @ 6:00PM

15015 Tyrone Ave. Kent City, MI 49330

Tyrone Twp, Kent Co


2014 SEV: $57,700

2014 Taxable Value: $45,093

2014 Winter & Summer Tax total: $1,394.41

3 bed, 1 bath home on 2 ½ acres w/ small spring fed pond

  • Approx. 2060 sqft
  • Brick & field stone exterior
  • Remodeled barrier free bathroom
  • Fire place w/new pellet insert in 2012
  • New propane furnace in 2014
  • Newer elect. range & refrigerator
  • Washer & dryer
  • Kitchen w/birch cabinets custom built by Vernon
  • Wood stove upstairs
  • Updated electrical service & some newer windows
  • 30’x40’ pole barn w/ (2) over head doors & metal roof built in 1987
  • Well & septic was installed by Vernon, both are in operating order, but have not been inspected.
  • Concrete slab foundation

A new survey has been provided at no cost to the buyer.

The family is very motivated to sell and with a reserve price of only $5,000! The house has a lot potential, don’t miss this opportunity!

REAL ESTATE TERMS: A complete Purchase Agreement with all terms and conditions of this Auction is available in the Bidders Packet; the following is only an overview.

Property to be offered “as-is” with no contingents, high bidder to make a $3,000 nonrefundable deposit day of Auction and close within 45 days. Seller will provide marketable title. 10% Buyers Premium to be added to the final bid to create the purchase price.

BIDDERS PACKET: Contact Noah Smith at 616-633-4254 or for a Free Bidders Packet with Complete Terms & Conditions, Bidding Procedures, New Survey & More. Sellers are very motivated!


  • Wednesday, June 10th 6:00PM-7:00PM
  • Tuesday, June 16th 6:00PM-7:00PM
  • Wednesday, June 17th 6:00PM-7:00PM
  • Thursday, June 18th 2:00PM-6:00PM
  • Or call for availability


2000 Massey Ferguson Mod. 231S, 2.7L 3-cyl diesel, 45hp, High-Low Range, 3pt, WF, PS, top link, roll bar, 13.6x28” tires #9681J36008 (559 1-owner hrs, stored in barn)

1947 Farmall Mod. AV High Crop, Power Lift, WF, 12-volt, cultivators, 11x36” tires #269744

John Deere Mod. L120 Automatic lawn tractor, 22hp V-Twin, 48” deck w/rear bagger (491 hrs)

Ford 3pt. 2bt. 14” plow

Bush Hog Mod. 8060 3pt. 5’ brush hog

Ford Mod. 309 3pt. 2-row corn planter w/fertilizer hopper (non-working fertilizer)

Baltic Mini 3pt. broadcast fertilizer spreader

3pt. 7’ back blade

3pt. 7’ disk

3pt. slip scoop

NH Super 55 5-bar hay rake

9’ cultipacker (repaired)

3pt. poly tank field sprayer (shop built, not complete)


Craftsman 10” table saw

Craftsman 18” scroll saw

Craftsman 12” band saw/sander, floor model

Craftsman 6 ½” jointer/planer on stand

Craftsman router table on stand

Craftsman 10” radial arm saw

Craftsman belt/disc sander, bench model

Dremel belt/disc sander, bench model

Jigsaw on stand

Bench grinder

Drill press, floor model

Drill press vise

Pedestal grinder

Bench vise

Craftsman roll-a-round tool box

Craftsman shop vac

Roller stand

Shop stool on casters

Shop shelves

Belt sander

Roofing hatchet


Wood planes

Elect cords

Garden hand tools


Craftsman cordless drill

Workbench w/toolbox

Drywall tools

Hand riveter

Paint tools

Wood clamps

Bar clamps

Clock making parts


Drill bit indexes

Elect drills

Elect jigsaw

Hand saws

Gear puller

Few tackle boxes


100ft tape

Quantity of hand tools

Ratchets & socket sets

Screw driver sets

Nut drivers

Crescent wrenches

Sliding barn door hardware

Trash pump w/8hp motor (as-is)

Tool boxes

Cement mixer (no motor)

Tomato cages


Log chains

Grease gun

Organizers full of hardware

Box of pneumatic roofing nails

Gas cans

8’ aluminum step ladder

Wheel barrow

Shop cart

Gas hand held well driller w/pipe & head

Ladder jacks

Shovels, hoes & rakes

Saw horses

Lawn cart w/dump bed

Sev. workbenches

Bird feeders

Misc. craft wood

Golf clubs


Frigidaire upright freezer (newer)

Matching hide-a-bed & arm chair

Twin bed

Sev. chest of drawers

3-piece bedroom outfit

Elect lift chair

Glide rocker & ottoman

Buffet & china cabinet (rough)

Sev. pieces of rough furniture

Formica kitchen table

Steel frame chairs

Large amount wood craft items handmade by Vernon including furniture, clocks, lawn ornaments & toys

Mountain dulcimer, violin, mandolin & other instruments handmade by Vernon

Shepherds hook

Porch swing

Pots & pans

Kitchen utensils

Small kitchen appliances

Eden Pure heater

Plant stands

DVD & VCR players

Book shelves


2-drawer file

Checker board stand

Fire safe

Table & floor lamps

Elect keyboard

Exercise bike

End tables

Misc. dishes

VHS tapes

Christmas decorations

Few canning jars

Box fans

CD boom box




OAK bookcase secretary

Mission style rocker

Painted commode

Other pieces antique furniture

Wood pulleys

Primitive garden seeder

Floor model hand corn sheller

Steel wheel potato planter, OK Champion

Pitcher pump

Few crocks

Hanging scale

Apple picking bag

Hard cover books

Mantle clocks

Framed prints

Wood frame rocker

Pump organ


Oil lamp

Carnival glass


Misc. collectible glassware

Other collectibles from around the homestead

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