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Pastor Jason Fletcher Mekelburg


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Pastor Jason Fletcher Mekelburg Obituary

HILLSDALE - Pastor Jason Fletcher Mekelburg, 44, of Hillsdale, left his earthly body and entered into the glory of Heaven on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at University of Michigan Medical Center. He was born August 24, 1971 in Fort Morgan, Colorado to Gary and Linda (Meyer) Mekelburg. Jason married Lorissa Cox on July 22, 1995.

Jason graduated from Forest City High School in Iowa and from Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota. He received his Master of Divinity from Denver Seminary. Jason served as Pastor of College Baptist Church for the last nine and one-half years. With a servant, leadership heart, Jason proudly served his church and community.

In addition to his wife, Lorissa, Jason is survived by his four children: Lauryn, Joel, Meghan and Alyssa Mekelburg; father, Gary (Marcia) Mekelburg of Casa Grande, Arizona; mother, Linda Mekelburg of Forest City, Iowa; brother, Matt (Elizabeth) Mekelburg of Arlington, Washington; father and mother-in-law, Dave (Lorna) Cox of Littleton, Colorado and three sisters-in-law: Kristi, Cherie, Amanda and their families.

A Celebration of Life Service for Pastor Jason Mekelburg will be Friday, June 10, 2016 at 3 p.m. at College Baptist Church in Hillsdale. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are entrusted to VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to a college fund for Jason's children. Please visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com to leave online condolences.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on June 6, 2016
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