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George Lightfoot

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George Lightfoot, age 78,  passed away at his home Friday, June 6, 2014 in the loving care of his family.

George was born at Sears, Michigan, on July 31, 1935 to David and Neva (Wymer) Lightfoot.  He was a 1954 graduate of Marshall High School and a 1956 graduate of Ferris Institute.

On September 30, 1957, George started work at Post Division of General Foods and retired from there September 30, 1990.  He was an active member of Life in Christ Ministries where he played his cornet in the church orchestra until illness made it impossible.

A marriage to Shirley Brown ended in divorce.  On October 1, 1971, George married the former Anne Love.  She survives.

He is also survived by sons, Mark, Larry, and Greg; daughters, Deborah and Kathleene; step-daughters, Doris (Ken) McGann and Diane (John) Tramel; brothers, David (Judy), Richard and Jerry (Patty); sisters, Lois (Ken) Zuehlke and Colleen Curran; 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 2PM to 4 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM at the Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home, 723 Old US 27 North, Marshall.  A funeral service to celebrate the gift of his life will be held 11 AM Friday, June 13, 2014 at Life In Christ Ministries, 14990 Beadle Lake Road, Battle Creek.  Memorial donations may be made to the sound system fund at Life In Christ Ministries.  Assistance with memorials is available at the funeral home.

To leave a personal message and sign the online guest book, please visit www.kempffuneralhome.com.



Published in Battle Creek Enquirer from June 7 to June 10, 2014
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