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Duane Robert Murchie

July 2, 1959 — July 22, 2019

Duane Robert Murchie, age 60, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019 at his home in West Branch with his family by his side. He was born on July 2, 1959 in Flint to John and Agnus (Belongie) Murchie. He lived in West Branch since 1978, formerly of Flint. On June 21, 1980, he married Janet Bostic in West Branch. Duane enjoyed being outdoors in the woods, going to his cabin in Paradise Lake and driving his log truck. He owned and operated Murchie & Son’s since 1996 and had worked for the company prior to purchasing it. Duane loved spending time with his grandchildren and family.

Duane is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Janet Murchie; children, John (Lesley) Murchie, Brian (Melissa) Murchie and Haley (Eric) Christner; grandchildren, Landon Christner, Kaden Christner, Brayden Murchie, Brynlee Murchie, Blake Murchie, Jolie Murchie, Cooper Diehl and Paisley Diehl; beloved niece, Amy Bostic-Geise; and siblings, Greg Murchie, Mike Murchie, Lynnda Faught, Glenn Murchie and Donna Lorey. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Brad Murchie.

Visitation at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch will begin on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be at the funeral home on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Ogemaw Springs Cemetery. Pastor Dan Miller will officiate.

Online condolences can be shared at www.steuernolmclaren.com

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, July 26, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Homes - West Branch

109 East Houghton Avenue, West Branch, MI 48661

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 26, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Homes - West Branch

109 East Houghton Avenue, West Branch, MI 48661

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Burial

Ogemaw Springs Cemetery

Ohio Street, MI 48661

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