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Darryl Frances Longieliere

December 22, 1946 January 4, 2019
Darryl Frances Longieliere
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Darryl Francis Longieliere age 72 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Friday morning, January 4, 2019 at his home following a long battle with heart disease.
He was born December 22, 1946 in Lansing, Michigan son of the late Frances and Dorotha (Norris) Longieliere.
Darryl resided his entire life in the Michiana area the past 25 years in Sturgis.
He was a self-employed truck for 20 years and raced Trotting breed and Standard breed horses.
Darryl was a graduate of Jimtown High School in Elkhart, Indiana where he participated in band, track and football
He attended the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burr Oak. Darryl enjoyed horses, spending time on the farm, fishing and old Western movies and loved time with his family.
He is survived by his life companion: Lee Johncock; three step-daughters: Cody (Rich) Baker of Sturgis, Ellen (Rod) Everet of Kansas and Jenny (Rick) Brooks of Battle Creek; one brother: Darwin (Jeanne) Longieliere of Brookings, South Dakota; two sisters: Angela Longieliere and Darlyene Sweezy both of Elkhart, Indiana; daughter: Teri Jo (Steve) Calleson of Florida; son: Javon (Dawn) Longieliere of Georgia and several grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal grandparents: Glenn and Josie Norris and brother-in-law: Cliff Sweezy
In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial graveside service and burial of the ashes will take place at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Tobey located on Big Hills Road in Burr Oak Township. The Rev. Kurt Kuhlman of the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burr Oak will officiate.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mr. Longieliere’s memory consider the charity of one’s own choice.
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1:00 PM 3/2/2019 1:00:00 PM
Tobey Cemetery

Big Hill Road
Burr Oak, Michigan 49030

Tobey Cemetery
Big Hill Road Burr Oak 49030 Michigan
United States

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Tobey Cemetery Final Resting Place

Big Hill Road
Burr Oak, Michigan 49030

Big Hill Road Burr Oak 49030 Michigan
United States

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