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Eldon Dean Swartzentruber
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Obituary for Eldon Dean Swartzentruber

Eldon Dean Swartzentruber age 52 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018 at his home.
He was born September 11, 1965 in Yellville, Arkansas son of David William and Janet (Hesher) Swartzentruber.
Eldon resided in Sturgis since 1972 coming from Arkansas. He was a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1983 and furthered his education at Michigan State University in East Lansing where he received a Bachelor’s degree.
He was currently employed by Midwest Tool & Cutlery Company in Sturgis working with the company for several years.
Eldon had a true green thumb and loved growing plants of many varieties.
He is survived by his parents: David William and Janet Swartzentruber of Sturgis; one sister: Vickie Johnson of Burr Oak; two brothers: Lonnie Swartzentruber and Monte Swartzentruber both of Sturgis; two nephews: Dusty Keim and Johnathan Swartzentruber and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Saturday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa st., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331. Funeral services celebrating the life of Eldon Swartzentruber will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home. The Rev. James Pearson of the First Baptist Church of Sturgis will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at the Prairie River Cemetery in Centreville.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Eldon’s memory consider the First Baptist Church, 1050 E. Fawn River Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091





2:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

Cemetery Details


Prairie River Cemetery

Centreville, MI


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