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Kenneth Gordon “Tuffy” Aldrich

October 12, 1964 — July 16, 2022

St. Johns


 Kenneth "Tuffy" Gordon Aldrich, age 57, of St. Johns, MI, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022, at his home.

   A cremation has taken place and a celebration of Tuffy's life will take place at a later date.

     Kenneth "Tuffy" was born in Alma, Michigan on October 12, 1964, the son of Kenneth B. and Kay Audrey (Allen) Aldrich. Tuffy graduated from Fulton High School with the class of 1983.

     Tuffy loved music and was a DJ for "Lazer Drive" for several years. He enjoyed playing poker, bacon double cheeseburgers, Diet Coke, and competing in Special Olympics. He liked all things scary, especially haunted houses and Sci-Fi. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his niece Heather Wright. Tuffy had a gift for making everyone laugh.

     Tuffy is survived by his daughter Nicole Curtis, grandsons: Aiden and Alexander Curtis and 5 siblings: Kim (Steve) Wright, Kris (Sandy) Aldrich, Kerri Tolbert, Kelly (Tim) Westlund, and Klinton (Pat) Aldrich; and many nieces and nephews. Tuffy was preceded in death by his parents and close friend Janet Kaiser.

     Online condolences may be made at The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan.

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