Dan Clifton DuBois

Age 75, of Lansing, passed away October 29, 2012. He was born April 23, 1937, in Lakeview, MI, to Clifton and Deloris DuBois.

Dan was a 1955 graduate of Lansing Everett High School, and was a member of the Greater Lansing Area Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the ‘54 Everett undefeated football team. He was the former owner and operator of D&L Heating and Cooling. He followed MSU football and hockey, was a NASCAR fan, and had a lifelong passion for outdoor sports and activities that led to many lasting friendships along the way. He especially enjoyed hunting and boating on Indian River and Burt Lake with friends and family. Dan was also an avid softball player who spent many years playing competitively in the Lansing area.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Susan; children, Andrea (William) Stephan of DeWitt Twp., Dan (Erin) DuBois, Jr. of Jackson; 8 grandchildren, R.J., Jenna, Katy, Danielle, Lily, Zachary, Chloé and Rylie; brother, Robert E. (Lucy) DuBois; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter Julie DuBois.

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 2, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with the Rev. Edward Ross officiating. Interment will take place later that day (3:00 p.m.) in Lakeview Cemetery (Lakeview, MI). The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Hospice, the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

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Kathy Swihart
October 30, 2012 at 11:53 pm

Dan, Erin and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. He sounded like he had a full life and enjoyed his family. Our Condolences. Gordon & Kathy Swihart

Ashley Rueckert
October 31, 2012 at 8:22 am

What am absolutely great man to have the joy of knowing! He will be greatly missed! XOXOXOXOXOX Love you all!!!

Deanna Leicht
October 31, 2012 at 9:20 am

Dan, Erin and Gamily. Our thoughts and prayers will remain with your family. God Bless! Deanna and John Leicht

Michelle Shields
October 31, 2012 at 10:22 am

Dan, Erin and Family, Please accept my condolences for your loss. What a wise man to have lived a full and hearty life. Let comfort into you hearts. Michelle Shields

Pete and Cindy Merkel
October 31, 2012 at 11:45 am

Dan, Erin, Chloe and Riley, We are saddened by your loss. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. The Merkel Family

Linda Stephan,
October 31, 2012 at 5:22 pm

I feel grateful to have known you. You always seemed to have a smile on your face. You touched the life’s of so many. You will be greatly missed. Thoughts, prayers and love always.

Sandy Chapman
November 1, 2012 at 1:02 pm

So sorry to hear of Dan’s passing. Take care of yourself Sue!


Chapman Family

November 1, 2012 at 2:31 pm

Dear Dan and family, So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jean Ann, Greg and Will

Jared Bellingham
November 1, 2012 at 8:31 pm

Sue and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Dan. I really enjoyed meeting all of you guys up in Plainwell Last year I will always remember that day. Your in my thoughts and Prayers

Love , Cousin Jared

Kelly Family
November 2, 2012 at 9:10 am

Dear Dan and Family,we are so sorry to hear of your lost. You are in our thoughts and prayers during these tough times.


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