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John L. Proebstle

November 5, 1940 October 31, 2017
John L. Proebstle
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John L. Proebstle, born in Minneapolis, MN, died on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 in Jackson, MI after an extended illness at the age of 76. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Margaret (Peg); their children, Mark (Shelly), Luann (Mark) Proebstle-Wise, Amy (Thomas) Knepp, and Joel (Kathy); eight grandchildren, and brother James (Carole). John was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Helen and brother Richard. John was a Michigan State graduate, a U.S. Army veteran, and employed by The U.S. Forest Service for 37 years. After working in many states, he retired in Warren, PA. He loved the outdoors, enjoyed canoeing, camping, Western-style square dancing as well as daily walks with his dogs. John was a kind, loving, caring husband and father who will be missed. The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Canton, OH one hour prior to the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hospice Compassus, 801 S. Waverly St. Suite 200, Lansing, MI 48917.


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