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Robert Fink Jr.

Robert Fink Jr.,78, Sturgis, Mich., died Monday, August 18, 2014 at Sturgis Hospital.

    He was born December 6, 1935, in LaGrange, to Robert Lee and Moseline (Nine) Fink.

    Living in Sturgis, Mich., most of his life, he was a 1955 graduate of Sturgis High School and retired from Kirsch Company in Sturgis, Mich., after 25 years. Prior to joining Kirsch Company, he worked at Sturgis Newport Business Forms for 15 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, earning the rank of E-4.

    He was married June 24, 1962, at Pretty Prairie United Methodist Church in Howe, to Gretchen Yake. She survives.

    Also surviving are one daughter, Renee S. (fiancé Jeff VanBuren) Fink, Lansing, Mich.; one son, James W. (Debbie) Fink, Sturgis, Mich.; four grandchildren, James (Jennifer) Fink Jr., Mesa, Ariz., Angela (Matthew) Nolty, Temecula, Calif., Kristol (fiancé Roland Flowers) Fink, Sturgis, Mich., and Mindy VanBuren, Grand Rapids, Mich.; six great-grandchildren, Alissa, Erika, Zaber, Khyla, Tony and Gabriella; and two sisters, Marsha (Donald) Mettler, Anthem, Ariz., and Mary J. Flock, Sturgis, Mich.

     He was preceded in death by his parents and a great-grandson, Roland Flowers.

    Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday, August 22 at Hackman Family Funeral Homes Rosenberg Chapel in Sturgis, Mich.

    Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 23, at Pretty Prairie United Methodist Church in rural Howe. 

    Private burial of ashes will be at a later date in Pretty Prairie Cemetery.

    Memorials may be directed to the family c/o Gretchen Fink.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.hackmanfamily

    Hackman Family Funeral Homes Rosenberg Chapel in Sturgis, Mich., is in charge of arrangements.