LeCureux, Donald L., Saginaw, Michigan


On Monday, October 29, 2012, Donald L. LeCureux, age 90, passed into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, following a brief illness. Don was born, November 28, 1921 on a farm in Owosso, Michigan. While young he came to a personal faith in the Lord Jesus as his Savior. He graduated from Owosso High School in 1939, and entered Michigan State University. In his junior year Don entered the U. S. Army. After OCS training, he returned to Michigan to marry his fiance, Lavon M. Mason. Don served as First Lieutenant in Hawaii during World War II, while Lavon remained stateside in California. Following the war, Don and Lavon returned to MSU where he completed his degree in agronomics, and began his career with the Agrico Chemical Company. He became General Manager-Michigan Division, retiring in 1984. Don lived his life for the Lord, committed to his wife, family, study and teaching of Scripture as a church elder, and gathering with like-minded Christians in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ. He had a wonderful sense of humor and frequent jokes; his most often quoted words of advice were: memorize Proverbs 3:1-10. Don is survived by his wife, Lavon, of 68 years, sons Ken (Jan) and Lloyd (Miriam) LeCureux, five grandchildren, Marc, Jonathan (Heather), Bethanie (Jeremy) Coleman, Valerie (Timothy) Keifer, and Jason, a brother-in-law, Paul (Eunice) Mason, several nieces and nephews. Don was predeceased by his parents, Silas and Delta (Doan) LeCureux, a son, Keith LeCureux, three brothers and their wives, Russell (Louise), Lowell (Irene) and Wayne (Theo) LeCureux. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road, Saginaw, Ml. James N. Smith will officiate. The family will greet friends at W. L. Case & Company on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 4:00-8:00 p.m., and from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday until the time of service. Thank you, to all the wonderful employees of St. Mary's; especially those in the neuro unit. Those planning an expression of sympathy may consider the Saginaw Rescue Mission, Truth and Tidings Gospel Trust, or a charity of your choice. www.casefuneralhome.com