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Harry Sumerix

November 15, 1934 — April 20, 2020

Harry Sumerix

Harry Ivan Sumerix, 85, of Lachine passed away Monday, April 20, 2020 at home.

Harry was born on November 15, 1934 in Long Rapids to the late Ivan and Esther (MacMillian) Sumerix. He served in the United States Army from June 1957 – June 1959. Harry married Dolores Diemond on June 1, 1957 in Alpena. He retired as a truck driver from Specification Stone in November 1999. Harry was a member of Green Township Fire Department since 1987. He enjoyed his dogs, gardening, the fire department, and spending time with his family.

Surviving are his wife, Dolores; two children, Joyce Bufka, Dale (Crystal) Sumerix; 7 grandchildren, Jason Marek, Jeffery Marek, Jessica (Matt) Cohoon, Jenna (Mike) Warnes, James Marek, Joel Sumerix, Jeremy Sumerix; 5 great grandchildren, Svea, Gemma, Talon, Anthony, Maria; 9 siblings, Rosemary Miller, Edith McGirr, Christine Schultz, JoAnne (Gordon) Truman, Mable (James) Anderson, Diane (Richard) Szymanski, Delynn (Chuck) Timm, Kenneth (Joan) Sumerix, Keith (Diann) Sumerix; brother-in-law, Delbert Black; and sister-in-law, Eleanor Sumerix.

Mr. Sumerix was preceded in death by his siblings, Donna Black, Irma Sumerix, William Sumerix, and Bert Sumerix.

Memorial visitation will take place Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Bannan Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until the memorial service at 2 p.m. with Rev. John Shipman officiating. Military honors will be accorded him by Alpena V.F.W. Post 2496.

Inurnment: Greely Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Green Township Fire Department and Hospice of Michigan

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