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Jerry Allen Lung
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Jerry Allen Lung age 71 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Sunday evening January 28, 2018 at the Sturgis Hospital Emergency Room.
He was born May 16, 1946 in Sturgis, Michigan son of the late DeLois “Bus” and Betty Jane (Jordan) Lung.
Jerry was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1964.
On March 7, 1970 he married Rebecca A. Garrison in Howe, Indiana. She died September 6, 2005.
Jerry retired from Parma Tube Company in Sturgis. Before joining Parma Tube he worked for over 35 years at Grumman-Olson in Sturgis where he held the position of head of maintenance.
Jerry was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War earning the rank of SP5.
He enjoyed fishing, playing poker, tinkering and working on automobiles and loved time with his family especially his three grandchildren.
He is survived by two daughters: Sara Sosa of Howe, Indiana and Jennifer (her fiancée: Jason Mow) Lung Hernandez of Sturgis; one son: Shawn Lung of Sturgis; three grandchildren: Ismael Sosa, Isabel Sosa and Jadrian Lung Hernandez; two sisters: JoAnn Benton of Sturgis and Janet A. Lung of White Pigeon; one brother: Jeff A. (Beverly) Lung of Sturgis and several nieces and nephews including a special niece, Brandy Robinson of Howe, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one sister: Judy Ann Jones and two brothers: Jack A. Lung and Jon E. Lung.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 P.M. Friday 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 Jerry Lung will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home. The Rev. David Farrell will officiate. In accordance with Jerry’s wishes cremation will follow the services. A graveside committal and burial of the ashes will take place at Oak Lawn cemetery in Sturgis at a later date. Full military honors will be conferred by Captain John J. Kelley Post #1355 VFW and the U.S. Army Honor Guard.
Memorial donations would be appreciated to the Hackman Family Funeral Homes, P.O. Box 9, Sturgis, MI 49091 to help with expenses.
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091





11:00 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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