Donald LeVerne LeCureux
March 14, 1929 - September 29, 2018
Visitation for Donald will be held from 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. Friday, October 5, 2018 at Buresh Funeral Home, 212 West River Road, Oscoda, Michigan 48750.
Hope St. John’s Parish, 223 East Mill Street, Oscoda, Michigan 48750
Funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. (in state 10:00 a.m.) Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Hope St. John’s Parish, 223 East Mill Street, Oscoda, Michigan 48750.
Donald “Don” LeVerne LeCureux, 89, of Oscoda, Michigan passed away Saturday afternoon, September 29, 2018 at Oscoda Fields Assisted Living with family by his side.
Don was born March 14, 1929 in Royal Oak, Michigan to the late Herbert R. and Lillian (nee Bugbee) LeCureux. He married the former Carel Nadine Ashton on October 21, 1950 in Oscoda, Michigan and together they raised four children, David, Gary, Michele, and Lori. Don proudly served in the United States ARMY from 1951-1953 in the 82nd Airborne Infantry. After his honorable discharge he was the owner and operator of the dry cleaners in Oscoda for many years, worked for Service Master, and most recently he was a mechanic and driver for the Iosco County Road Commission. Don was a member of Hope St. John’s Lutheran Church, Kiwanis Club, Lions Club, and was a charter member of the former Oscoda Yacht Club.
Don is survived by his loving wife of almost 68 years, Carel; children, David LeCureux, Gary LeCureux, Michele (Ron) Parkinson and Lori (Mark) Waldschmidt; grandchildren, Jaime, Kirk, Jessica, Joshua, Erik, Adam, Lindsey, Robyn and Alicia; great grandchildren, Kayla and Lily; siblings, Hubert “Buddy” LeCureux, Dorthea Andrews, Ruth Wiley, Carole Newlon and Gerald (Beth) LeCureux. In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by a grandson, David LeCureux and brother Harold “Stub” LeCureux.
Visitation for Don will take 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. Friday, October 5, 2018 at Buresh Funeral Home, 212 West River Road, Oscoda, Michigan 48750. Funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. (in state 10:00 a.m.) Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Hope St. John’s Parish, 223 East Mill Street, Oscoda, Michigan 48750. Pastor Thomas A. Barbret will officiate. Entombment will follow with full military honors at Springport Cemetery in Harrisville, Michigan. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com
Springport Cemetery, Harrisville, Michigan