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Dr. John Thomas Seurynck
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Obituary for Dr. John Thomas Seurynck

Dr. John Thomas Seurynck, DDS age 68 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at his home.

He was born January 12, 1949 in Highland Park, Michigan son of Robert and Elizabeth "Betty" (Fedricks) Seurynck.

Dr. Seurynck resided in Sturgis since 1977 coming from Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He also resided in El Paso, Texas where he worked in the U.S. Army Dental Corp and his early life was spent in Waterford, Michigan where he was a graduate of Our Lady of the Lakes High School with the class of 1967. He furthered his education at Hillsdale College later transferring to Eastern Michigan University where he received his Bachelor Degree in Science and enrolled at the University of Detroit Dental School where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery.

He owned and operated John T. Seurynck Family Dentistry in Sturgis since 1978.

Dr. Seurynck was a member and Past President of the Klinger Lake Country Club and a member of the Sturgis Rotary Club and the Austin-Healey Motor Club and was a private pilot. He enjoyed snowmobiling, deer hunting and loved spending time at his cabin in Mancelona, Michigan.

He is survived by three daughters: twin daughters: Jane (Bruce) Warner of Sturgis and Amy (Robert) Davis of Anchorage, Alaska and Elizabeth (Zachary) Doll of Mobile, Alabama; nine grandchildren: Meg, Sarah and Jacob Warner, Haley Rushford, Madison and Robert Davis and Douglas and Mariel Doll; parents: Robert and Elizabeth Seurynck; three sisters: Laura (Steven) Zodrow, Jean Seurynck and Maryann Griffith; three brothers: Larry (Kathleen) Seurynck, David (Adele) Seurynck and Patrick (Janice) Seurynck and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 where funeral services celebrating the life of Dr. John Thomas Seurynck will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday. The Rev. Ryan Bibb of the Radiant Life Church in Sturgis will officiate. Private burial will take place at Oak lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.

The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Dr. Seurynck's memory consider the charity of one's choice.

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

funeral service




10:00 AM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

Cemetery Details


Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091


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