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Francis E. Rush

Frank passed away Monday, October 11, 2021 at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo.

He was born June 6, 1933 in Port Huron, the son of Allen and Hazel (Norris) Rush. Frank proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. For 30 years he worked at Ford Motor Company in Mt. Clemens until his retirement.

In his free time Frank enjoyed bowling, golf, playing cards, woodworking, shooting pool, watching old western movies and going out to eat at Judy’s Restaurant. Frank was a life member of the Otsego VFW Post #3030. On July 4, 1958 in Port Huron, he married JoAnn Laur who passed away in 2015.

Surviving are his children, Cynthia (Rodney) Katje of Plainwell and Michael (Donna) Rush of Grant Township; 7 grandchildren, Kristi, Rachel (Franklen), Heather, Allen, Leslie (Nichole), Michael (Cassie), Cinthya (Andrew); Briannah (Austin) and Nichole; 18 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild and his brother, Charles Rush.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 2 great-grandchildren, Emily Jo and Donald II along with his siblings.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

Contributions in memory of Frank may be made to Otsego VFW Post #3030.

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Suzzanna brown

October 12, 2021 at 9:57 pm

So sorry for your lost and. We will send lots of prayers for you all .


Suzanne Knight

October 12, 2021 at 11:07 pm

So sorry for your loss , I will always remember the good times and the great memories But I had with both your parents . Prayers for the entire family


Donna Rush

October 12, 2021 at 11:20 pm

This man has been like a father to me, there are no words that I can say of how much I will miss him. He was such an inspiration. The love he showed us so many others was a blessing. I love you pops.


Lori Ann Gill

October 13, 2021 at 9:40 am

So very sorry for the loss of Uncle Frank, he was a great man. I had not seen him in many years but never forgot about him, ever.


Christina Madden

October 13, 2021 at 5:52 pm

Sorry for your loss of Frank I always enjoyed playing cards with him. Prayers for your family.


david laur

October 15, 2021 at 10:21 am

Always had a smile on his face with a wide open sensible view of the world. Talented and smart, there was nothing he couldn’t make with his hands. I will always miss his laugh but more importantly his love of our family.


Jim king

October 15, 2021 at 3:57 pm

So sorry,I always enjoyed talking to him when he was around,he will be missed!


Tammy S Little

October 16, 2021 at 1:18 pm

Hugs and love to the family. So happy I had the opportunity to connect with Uncle Frank again.


Susan Hatten

October 17, 2021 at 3:16 pm



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