Howard “Butch” Couturier


Howard Couturier, affectionately known as Butch, has long served as Custodian for Faith Reformed Church. Butch hails from a large family of farmers and builders native to Leelanau County and has been a self-employed contractor for most of his adult life. 

Kindly and good-hearted, Butch is a mainstay at Faith. He enjoys his involvement, both in his maintenance role and as a volunteer. He is married to Laurel, his wife of over 54 years. They have two children and three grandchildren and also fostered several children through Social Services. Butch played basketball and baseball in high school and still enjoys these sports as well as hunting, fishing, woodworking, and camping. He also plays drums as well as banjo.

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