John E. Gingerich

Birth: January 23rd, 1943
Death: March 11th, 2017
Age: 74 years

John Edward Gingerich, 74, of Lupton, Michigan, formerly of Au Gres, Michigan passed away Saturday March 11, 2017 at his home. Born to Edward and Mary Gingerich on January 23, 1943 on the family farm in Au Gres.  Having grown up on the farm you could always find him outside tending to his garden and raising his chickens.  He loved being outdoors.  He worked many years in excavating, owning his own company J & J Trucking.  He took great joy in being with his family and friends.  John was a member of Riverside Mennonite Church for many years and had currently attended Lupton Friends Church.  He was greatly loved and will be missed by many.


John is survived by his loving wife, Susan Gingerich of Lupton, Michigan; children Kirk (Jackie) Gingerich of Texas, John M. (Stephanie) Gingerich of Au Gres, Melissa (Joseph) Price of Florida, Justin Fitzgerald of Au Gres; step-children, Dave Klover of Pennsylvania, Christina (Mike) Inman of Hale, Jon Klover of Alabama, Matt (Kayla) Klover of West Branch, Mary (Justin) Baxter of Alabama; grandchildren, Kyle, Nichole, Dakota, Josie, Addison, Kristeena, Shayna, Jayme, Zachary, Rebekah, Nathan, Abigail, Ava, Maggie, Jack, and Isabella. John was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Mary Gingerich.


A memorial service will be held Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lupton Friends Church with Pastor Melvin Killinger officiating.  An online guest registry is available at



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