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Garnet Dean Lain

August 10, 1932 ~ May 1, 2019 (age 86)
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Garnet D. Lain, age 86, went to be with his Lord, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucia Lain; parents Earnest and Famie Lain; brothers Vernon Lain, Ray Lain, Jerry Lain, Lloyd Lain; and sister, Irene Waterson.

He will be lovingly remembered by his children James Lain, Sam (Lisa) Lain, Valerie (John) Verner, Melaine Lain, Luke (Lisa) Lain, Sherry (David) Bluhm; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; siblings Jack (Sharon) Rosemeyer, Sue (Sam) Moody; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be held from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 PM Sunday, May 5, 2019, with a Rosary starting at 7:30 PM, at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Home, 4330 18th Street, Dorr.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM Monday, May 6, 2019 at St. Mary’s Visitation, 2459 146th Ave. SW, Byron Center. Fr. Christopher Derda will be presiding.  Interment will be at St. Mary’s New Salem Cemetery.

Garnet was the commander of the American Legion for many years. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He loved his country. Garnet enjoyed playing horseshoes, bowling, restoring guns, but most of all, he loved his family.

In honor of Garnet, contributions may be made to Dorr American Legion Post #127.  The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at

Donations may be made to:

American Legion - Post 127
4310 18th St., Dorr MI 49323
Tel: 1-616-681-2259

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