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Thomas M. Lerg

September 14, 1948 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Thomas Lerg Obituary

Thomas Myron Lerg, age 75 of Lake City, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at home.

Tom was born September 14, 1948 in Cadillac, MI to Charles and Geraldine (Van Patten) Lerg.

Tom  grew up in Lake City and graduated from Lake City High School in 1966, where he was active in sports and music. He attended Michigan State University.

He served in the United States Army during Vietnam.

He was an avid reader in a variety of topics including astronomy, history and sports. Tom was a devoted Detroit Lions, Tigers and MSU fan and also enjoyed extended family gatherings.

Throughout his work career Tom owned and operated the Tasty Treat and co-owned  A & L Trading Post and retired from Meijer in Cadillac

Tom is survived by his three brothers and their families, Paul Lerg of Lake City, Jim    (Denise) Lerg of Manistee and Bob (Amy) Lerg of Haslett.

He will be missed by his niece and nephews, Seth (Stephanie) Lerg, Betsy (Jeff) Veach, Charlie (Colleen) Lerg, and Matt (Maggy) Lerg and his great nieces and nephews, Emma, Ellis, Aiden, Gracie, Charlie, Christopher, Calvin, Carolyn, Taylor and Reagan.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents.

A private memorial and burial service will be held.

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