Age 95, of Lansing, Michigan, passed away November 18, 2014. He was born in Lansing on September 11, 1919 to John and Martha (Sendzik) Motcheck, and has been a lifelong resident of Lansing. He was a member of Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church; attended Lansing Central High School; and was employed at Lansing Service Dept.—Oldsmobile Division for 29 years, retiring in 1982, and later as a Funeral Service Assistant for Estes-Leadley Funeral Homes. He was a member of the Lansing Liederkrantz Club, and a Veteran of W. W. II serving in the U.S. Army.
Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Frieda; son, David George (Mary Alice) Motcheck of Queen’s Creek, AZ; daughter, Karen Ann (Harry MacLean) Schuessler of London, Ont.; 4 grandchildren, Katherine Renee (Sash Cherian) Schuessler and Andrew John Scott Schuessler, Alyson Marie and Zachary David (Ciara) Motcheck; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 8 brothers and 5 sisters.
The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 24, 2014, at Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1001 N. Capitol Ave., with The Rev. Paul J. Lindloff officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Sunday, and he will lie-in-state at the Church from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to his Church.