Following a 13-year battle with dementia, Pinky from Pinky's Place in Grand Rapids has passed away. 

Bert Anderson, better known as Pinky and owner of Pinky's Place, died. Pinky's Place posted to their Facebook account to make the announcement.

Pinky’s Place is an Antique & Artisan Market located at 4790 Alpine Ave., NW in Comstock Park, Mich. They are open daily from 10 am to 6 pm. Pinky's features over 130 local artists, crafters and vendors displaying and selling quality refurbished, recycled, vintage, shabby chic and modern furniture & home décor, handmade crafts, art of all types, antiques, boutique clothing & accessories.

Visitation and funeral service information can be found here. In lieu of flowers, Pinky's would like for you to consider donations to Pinky’s Palace, 4790 Alpine Ave. NW, Comstock Park, MI 49321; Mamrelund Lutheran Church Food Bank, 4085 Lutheran Church Rd., Kent City, MI 49330; or Alzheimer’s Association- Michigan Chapter, 25200 Telegraph Rd #100, Southfield, MI 48033.

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