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Richard Norman Sirmeyer

February 12, 1933 — September 7, 2019

Richard Norman Sirmeyer, age 86, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at The Villa at Rose City. He was born on February 12, 1933 in West Branch. His loving parents were Edward and Marie (Meir) Sirmeyer. Dick lived in St. Helen for the past 10 years, formerly of Clear Lake and Waterford. He served in the United States Navy. He was a member of the St. Helen Catholic Church and former member at the St. Perpetua Catholic Church in Waterford. He also was a member of the Knights of Columbus #8390 in St. Helen, American Legion Post #416 and was a retiree with the UAW Local 653. Dick worked at Pontiac Motors, as a supervisor, from 1965 – 1988. In his younger years, he worked at the West Branch Refinery, was a mail carrier and Coca Cola as a delivery driver. Dick enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, loved fast cars and trucks, boating, wildlife and nature. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Dick is survived by his daughters, Marieanne (Raymond) Buchanan of Lake Orion and Theresa (Dan “Dutch”) Korbijn of St. Helen; grandchildren, Christine (Jayson) Pinkerman of Hilliard, OH, Brian (Danielle) Buchanan of Oxford, Jayce (Meighan) Ralph of Waterford, Kristin (Jerry) Twigg of Livonia and Kory (Earl) Brown of Detroit; great grandchildren, Zachary, Jacob, Samuel, Anastasia, Dylan, Elizabeth, Mason, Austin, Ellery Grace, Kelly and Julia; brother, Thomas (Anne) Sirmeyer of Nashville, TN; and many beloved nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Hedwig, daughter, Ruth Ann Mallett and granddaughter, Shawna Mallett.

Visitation at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in St. Helen will begin on Friday, September 13, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary and Vigil at 7:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Helen Catholic Church on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with visitation starting at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Father Wayne Dziekan and Sister Barbara Matievich O.P. will officiate.


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Rosary

Friday, September 13, 2019

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Homes - St. Helen

702 North Saint Helen Road, St. Helen, MI 48656

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Scripture Service

Friday, September 13, 2019

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702 North Saint Helen Road, St. Helen, MI 48656

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Visitation

Saturday, September 14, 2019

9:30 - 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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