John B. LaDuke
Age 61 if Algonac, MI. passed away November 16, 2014 at home after a lengthy illness. He was born March 7, 1953 in Wyandotte, MI. the the late Bernard and Roberta (nee McCarthy) LaDuke.
John graduated from the University of Detroit in 1978 after serving in the U.S. Army from 1972-1975. He began his career as a sailor on the Great Lakes in 1981, working on various iron ore boats during his career. He loved working outside and being on the lakes. He also enjoyed telling stories and tales from his sailing days to family and friends.
Joh is survived by a sister Mary Joslin of Tecumseh, MI; nephews Jeremy (Chris) Joslin and Jeffrey Joslin; great-nephew Truman and great-niece Harper Joslin, an aunt Gladys Carmean and an uncle Howard McCarthy, his extended family Pam and Mark Rappa, and Brad Evon, also many friends in the Algonac Area, He was preceded in death by several aunts, uncles, and dear companion Sandra LaDuke.
A Memorial service will be held at the Why-Not bar, Algonac, at 1:30 PM Wednesday December 3, 2014.