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John Henry Middleton Sr.

July 12, 1935 — February 23, 2018

John Henry Middleton Sr., age 82, passed away on February 23, 2018 at the West Branch Regional Medical Center with his family by his side. John was born July 12, 1935 to Robert and Verna (Staley) Middleton in West Branch, MI. John was officially married to Connie McLeod on July 26, 1993 but were together for over 37 years. John retired after 25 years from West Branch Rose City Area School Maintenance Department. He worked for Texaco, Leonard, Standard, and Mobil gas stations for John Resteiner. John had an upholstery business that he ran for almost 40 years. He belonged to the West Branch Moose Lodge and the West Branch Eagles. He loved hunting, fishing, and horses. He was fun, loving and always had joke ready to share. The most important thing in his life was the love for his family.

Surviving family members include his wife of 24 years Connie Middleton of West Branch, children Ramona (Chet) Wolosonowich of West Branch, John H. Middleton II of West Branch, Scott (Debbie) Middleton of West Branch, Thomas Middleton of Rose City, Robert Verran of West Branch, Jeannie (Tim) Greer of West Branch, Tricia (Shawn Lydic) Knowles of Bay City, Michelle Middleton of Deltona, FL., and Jack and Renee Lyons of West Branch. John had 27 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, the extended Lyons’ families’ and many nieces and nephews. John was an extended father, grandfather and great grandfather to many! He is preceded in death by his parents Robert Middleton and Verna & William Little, sons Michael and Steven Verran, grandson Jeffery Wolosonowich, sisters Wilma, and Jenny, and brothers Robert and Harry.

Visitation for John will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 1-9PM at the Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch. His celebration of life party will be held Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 1-?, at 811 W. M-55 West Branch, MI 48661. (The Old Corn Stand)

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, March 3, 2018

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Homes - West Branch

109 East Houghton Avenue, West Branch, MI 48661

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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