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Herman Francis Flint
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Obituary for Herman Francis Flint

Herman Francis Flint, age 90, of Sturgis, MI passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, MI.
He was born May 15, 1927 in Wolcottville, IN a son to the late Truman S. and Birdena C. (Healey) Flint.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1945 – 1948 as a Machinist Mate 2nd Class and was on the U.S.S. Ernest G. Small and the U.S.S. Junau. He was re-drafted in the Navy and served from 1951-1952 in the administrative command aboard the U.S.S. Kimberly.
On January 11, 1950 in Angola, IN he married Gloria J. Lamb.
Herman has been a resident of Sturgis since 1954 and was employed for 34 years as a Tool & Die Maker for Burr Oak Tool & Gauge Company, retiring in 1994.
He was also an ASE certified Mechanic and enjoyed fixing anything and tinkering with things. His favorite hobby was restoring old tractors, especially John Deere.
Surviving are his wife: Gloria; 4 sons: Gary Flint, David (Karen) Flint, and Doug (Tracy Pittenger) Flint; 1 daughter: Connie (Tyler) Balyeat; 2 grandsons: Joseph and Allen Flint; 5 granddaughters: Molly Flint, Kristin (Matt) Harter, Jessica (Junaid) Jamkhanewala, Samantha Balyeat; and Traci (Chase) Wenzel; 3 great-granddaughters: Addison Keegan, Maria and Aisha Jamkhanewala; 2 brothers; Orvin and Lowell Flint; 2 sisters; Ellsie Myers and Mildred Braunagel.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M., Friday, at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091.
Services celebrating the life of Herman F. Flint will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, at the funeral home.
Interment and graveside services will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery with full military honors being conferred by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard and the Capt. John J. Kelley V.F.W.
Memorial donations may be directed to the University of Michigan transplant Center, 300 N. Ingalls St. SPC-5415, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

funeral service




11:00 AM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

Cemetery Details


Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091


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