Ira Linn DeJonghe
Ira Linn DeJonghe, 42, of Tecumseh, passed away October 2, 2013, at ProMedica Bixby Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 16, 1970, in Tecumseh to Larry W. and Betty L. (Leggett) DeJonghe.Ira worked for many years as a commercial truck driver for DeJonghe Septic Tank Service and several other companies. He enjoyed spending time at the VFW Hall in Tecumseh and many of the area bike rallies. Ira was a great friend who was known by many around the area and will be truly missed by his family and all those lives he touched.In addition to his parents, Ira is survived by four brothers Mark (Juli) DeJonghe of Norville, Mich., Chris DeJonghe of Vandercook Lake, Tom (Vickie Neal) DeJonghe of Clinton and Matthew (Misty) DeJonghe of Britton; a special sister Jill (George) Felbaum of Tecumseh, two nieces and two nephews. Ira was preceded in death by his grandparents and his brother Eric.According to his wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service to celebrate Ira’s life was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at the Tecumseh Church of Christ with Pastor Richard Bruce officiating. The family received friends from 11 a.m. until the time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to use in Ira’s honor. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.handlerfuneralhomes.com.