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George E. Dush age 84 of St. Johns, MI passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Johns, MI, on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 11:00 A.M., with Rev. Fr. Michael Williams officiating. Burial will take place at Mt. Rest Cemetery, St. Johns, MI. Military Honors to be provided by St. Johns Honor Guard VFW Post #4113. Visitation will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 2-8 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI. A Vigil will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Monday.
George was born in Eureka, MI on February 13, 1933 the son of Clarence and Mary (Lancaster) Dush. On September 17, 1999, George married Betty J. Dush at St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Johns, MI.
George served his country in the U.S. Army. He retired from General Motors in 1992. He was a member of UAW #602 and the American Legion Post #153. George resided all of his life in the St. Johns area and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He started the Mint City Jamboree and ran it for nearly 20 years; raising over $140,000 for Clinton County Hospice.
George is survived by his wife Betty, 2 granddaughters: Elayna (Kevin) Bryant of Traverse City, MI; Erin Dush of TN; daughter-in-law Billie Dush of Sanford, MI; and many nieces and nephews. George was preceded in death by his parents, wife Hellen and son David.
Memorials may be made to Sparrow Hospice Services - for Clinton Home Hospice. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.
Sparrow Hospice Services - for Clinton Home Hospice
805 S. Oakland Street, St. Johns MI 48879