Douglas H. DeFries Obituary

Douglas H. DeFries

On Tuesday, August 5, 2020, Douglas DeFries, loving companion, father and friend, passed away peacefully at age 65. Doug was born on September 26, 1954 in St Joseph, MI to Donald and Altha Mae (Ganshorn-Love) DeFries. He is survived by his beloved companion Stephanie Splan, his daughter Rebecca Splan, step-son Caleb Ezell; Siblings Alan (Bonnie) DeFries of Stevensville; Jayne (Robert) Tregoning of Lake Ann, MI. Doug was preceded in death by his father, Don, his mother, Altha Mae and his brother Larry (Ann) DeFries of Deerfield Beach, FL Doug had a passion for fishing and boating. He also loved to go for long drives & weekend getaways with long time life partner Stephanie Splan and spending time with his family. His friends know him for his kind and compassionate spirit and zest for life. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 17th, 2020 at 12 o'clock p.m. at All Saints Cemetery on 4401 Nelsey Rd Waterford Twp, MI 48329. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. There are two moments I will never forget The moment we met and the moment of your last breath As much as it may hurt I love walking down memory lane, just so I can run into you.. You"ll always be with me, like a handprint on my heart
September 26, 1954 - August 5, 202009/26/195408/05/2020
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On Tuesday, August 5, 2020, Douglas DeFries, loving companion, father and friend, passed away peacefully at age 65. Doug was born on September 26, 1954 in St Joseph, MI to Donald and Altha Mae (Ganshorn-Love) DeFries. He is survived by his beloved companion Stephanie Splan, his daughter Rebecca Splan, step-son Caleb Ezell; Siblings Alan (Bonnie) DeFries of Stevensville; Jayne (Robert) Tregoning of Lake Ann, MI. Doug was preceded in death by his father, Don, his mother, Altha Mae and his bro...

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Aug
17
Graveside Service
Monday, August 17 2020
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
All Saints Cemetery
4401 Nelsey Road
Waterford, MI 48329
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memorials Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959
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