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Daniel J. Derocher

October 7, 1948 May 18, 2018
Daniel J. Derocher
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Obituary for Daniel J. Derocher

Daniel J. Derocher, age 69 years, died Friday, May 18, 2018 at McLaren-Bay Region Hospital. He was born on October 7, 1948 to Francis and Geraldine (Guoan) Derocher in Standish, MI. Dan graduated from St. Michael Catholic High School in Pinconning, Class of 1966, and proudly served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Little Rock during the Vietnam War. He retired as an Operations Supervisor from Consumers Energy in 2010 after 30 years of service. Dan was an avid golfer who also enjoyed bowling, hunting, and watching western movies. He was a lifetime Detroit Tigers fan, and he loved spending time with his family, especially in Traverse City. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge in Midland.

Surviving Dan are his mother, Geraldine VanAllen; two daughters: Andrea (Joshua) Snyder and Laura (Jeremy) Pawlak; six sisters: Kathy, Janet, Joyce, Linda (Dave), Judy (Bill) and Mary Jo; and many nieces and nephews, all of whom he enjoyed spending time with. Dan was preceded in death by his father, Francis Derocher, and stepfather, Donald VanAllen.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 8, 2018 at the W. A. Trahan Funeral Chapel, 256 N. Madison Ave., Bay City with E.J. Brown presiding. Private inurnment will follow at Floral Gardens Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the U.S. Navy and the Bay County Veterans Council. Visitation will be Friday, June 8, 2018 from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service. The family requests that donations be made to Disabled American Veterans in memory of Daniel Derocher in lieu of flowers. For on-line sentiments: www.trahanfc.com


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Visitation

Friday

8

Jun

9:00 AM 6/8/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center
256 N. Madison Avenue Bay City 48708 MI
United States

Service

Friday

8

Jun

11:00 AM 6/8/2018 11:00:00 AM
Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center

256 N. Madison Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708

Trahan Funeral Chapel & Prearrangement Center
256 N. Madison Avenue Bay City 48708 MI
United States

cemetery

Friday

8

Jun

12:30 PM 6/8/2018 12:30:00 PM
Floral Gardens

2215 Cass Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708

Floral Gardens
2215 Cass Avenue Bay City 48708 Michigan
United States

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Disabled American Veterans in memory of Daniel Derocher in lieu of flowers.

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