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Charles Otis “Chuck” Sterzick, 70


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Charles Otis “Chuck” Sterzick, age 70, of Orleans, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, under the care of Great Lakes Hospice, on Sunday, October 19, 2014, following a long illness.  He was born in Lake Odessa, Michigan on September 16, 1944, the son of John “Jack” and Joyce Rose (Smith) Sterzick.  Following high school, Chuck served his country in the United States Army during the Viet Nam War.  He was a self-employed truck driver for many years always taking his dog, and faithful companion, Trixie, with him on the road.  He married Barbara Jean Corder on March 16, 2013 at the Lighthouse on Long Lake and she survives.  Chuck enjoyed time with family and friends and was an avid hunter.


In addition to his dear wife, Barbara, Chuck leaves to cherish his memory, several nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.   He was preceded in death by his parents.  


A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Verdun Family Funeral Home, 303 S. Bridge Street, Belding, with Rev. Rodger Moore Officiating.  Military honors will also be accorded by the Belding V.F.W. Honor Guard.  Chuck’s family will greet visitors at the funeral home for an hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 a.m.  For additional information, please contact Verdun Family Funeral Home at (616) 794-1300 or


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Mike Verdun, Manager  s   303 S. Bridge St  s   Belding, MI 48809  s  616-794-1300