Surrounded by his wife Cassie and family, Christopher Joel Brogan passed away on Sunday afternoon, May 26, 2019, at Sparrow Hospital at the age of 71. He was born July 1, 1947, in Lansing, MI, to Matt and Maida (McCleer) Brogan.
Preceding him in death were his parents and brother Marty.
Chris leaves his wife, Cassie (Seong) Brogan; sister, Sue Brogan of Arizona; sister-in-law, Sandy (Marty) Brogan of Mecosta, MI; sister, Colleen (Jim) Heffernan of Arizona; brother, Steve (Barb) Brogan of South Carolina; sister, Bonnie (Bob) Brogan VanZwoll of Arizona; brother, Brian (Debbie) Brogan of Arizona; and four nephews and one niece.
He attended Holy Cross, Sexton High School, Ferris State and Central Michigan University to obtain two associates and one bachelor’s degree. He owned and operated Brogan’s Vision Center in Jackson, MI.
Chris loved fishing, boating and his carpentry. He loved everything about Star Wars. He saw himself in the cantina scene. He loved teaching English at Ahn-dong University in South Korea. In his retirement, he enjoyed having booths at the Mega-Mall as well as working there.
We all enjoyed that he became more like himself every year. The force will be with you. Always.
A memorial service will be held at the Asbury United Methodist church, 2200 Lake Lansing Road, Lansing, MI, on Saturday, June 22nd, at 11:00 am. Friends and family are invited to a memorial visitation, starting at 10:00, prior to the service, at the church. A second memorial service will be held on Friday, August 9th, in Lake Mecosta, MI. For information, please call Steve or Brian Brogan; 1-864-992-4355 or 1-602-799-2721