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Dean Kauffman

March 9, 1952 ~ May 29, 2022 (age 70)

Obituary

Dean Kauffman, 70, of Middlebury, died at 6:06 am on Sunday, May 29 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on March 9, 1952, in Tawas, MI, to Delmar and Ruth (Swartzentruber) Kauffman. On May 26, 1973, in Riverside Mennonite Church, Turner, MI, he married Nancy (Litwiller) Kauffman. Nancy, a former hospice nurse, survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are daughter, Heidi (Ryan) Miller of Hartville, OH; two sons, Brad (Steph) Kauffman of Middlebury, Nate (Jen) Kauffman of Omaha, NE; 11 grandchildren; five sisters, Rhoda (Willie) Gonzales of Yantis, TX, Bonnie (Bill) Hartwick of Saginaw, MI, Colleen Martin of Delavan, IL, Kimberly Kauffman of Saginaw, MI, Lynette (Joel) Hartzman of Flint, MI; two brothers, Keith (Linda) Kauffman, Eugene (Carol) Kauffman both of Au Gres, MI; stepmother, Mildred Kauffman of Au Gres, MI. He was preceded in death by his parents. Dean worked as a Bank Manager in Au Gres, MI and as an Insurance Agent in Middlebury. He was currently attending Journey Worship Center. He and Nancy enjoyed serving others wherever they were called and exploring new adventures together. Dean loved spending time with his family and absolutely adored and cherished his grandchildren. Visitation will be from 3:00 - 7:00 pm on Wednesday, June 1 at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street, Middlebury. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, June 2 at Journey Worship Center, 60781 SR 13, Goshen. The family will hold a private burial in Forest Grove Cemetery, Middlebury. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Bible Memory Ministries, 1014 N. Greene Road, Goshen, IN 46526.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 1, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home
1003 South Main Street
Middlebury, IN 46540

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 2, 2022

10:00 AM
Journey Worship Center
60781 IN-13
Goshen, IN 46528

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