Obituary

George ‘Terry’ T. LaJoie

Resided in Powers, MI
Died January 28th, 2018

George T. ‘Terry’ LaJoie, 70, of Powers, passed away at home early Sunday morning, January 28, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

George was born in Sault Ste. Marie on April 25, 1947, son of George and Earla (Hart) LaJoie. He was raised in Pickford, MI and graduated from Pickford High School.

He attended trade school to become a boilermaker. He worked for Local Union 169 as a boilermaker until his retirement in 2001.

George loved to golf and was a member of the Highland Golf Course. He enjoyed watching sports on TV and following politics, Karaoke, bowling and playing cards with his family. He was an avid hunter. He always enjoyed bragging about his children and grandchildren, whom he cherished.

He was a member of the American Legion and past Shriner.

In addition to his wife, Kathy; George is survived by his children, Brian (Jodi) LaJoie of Escanaba, Melanie (Kyle) Stemink of Gladstone, Roberta (Dean) Kerr of Wichita, KA, George (Melissa) LaJoie of Salem, MO; grandchildren, Dustin, Kyle (Holly), Caylib, Zachary, Britini (Matt), Stephen, Gracie, Colton, Lucas, Trevor, Braden, Aurora, Ryan, Emily (Jackson), George E., and Faith; great grandchildren, Gwyneth, Hazel, Summer, Taydom, Phoenix, Hadley and Kently; very dear mother in law, Ora Eggers of Clinton IA; several loving brothers and sisters in law; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and loving pets, Sylvee and Dyna.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, William Cody and Carla LaPointe; and very loving grandparents.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba from 2-4 p.m. (EST).

Burial will take place in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the LaJoie family.

6 Tributes to “George ‘Terry’ T. LaJoie”

  1. Kathy and family,So sorry to hear of Terry’s passing. I have so many happy memories of cousin Terry. Yes,he loved you so much. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Jackie (Bergman) Graham

  2. Sending much love to Terry’s family at this difficult time. I so wish I could be there. Terry was so special and always enjoyed being with him. Blessings to you all.

  3. Kathy and family, so sorry to hear of your loss, my sincere sympathy, may God bless you all with his peace at this time of sorrow –Shirley Kwak

  4. We send our sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one, Terry. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.

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