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“I met John through my husband, Scott in 2008. The first thing that I noticed about him was his incredibly warm, genuine smile. He was so kind;...Read More »
1 of 31 | Posted by: A friend

“John and I were close friends in our neighborhood, high school, and our early college years. My wife, Candy, and Lou went to nursing school together...Read More »
2 of 31 | Posted by: Jim Barton - Columbia, TN

“May our heartfelt prayers for peace and understanding be with you all during this troubling time. May your loss be replaced soon with endless...Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: Lori and Rick Johns Boufford - MI

“I am so sorry to hear about John and he left this earth way to early. John was my dentist for many years and gave me a lot of good advice and helped...Read More »
4 of 31 | Posted by: Bruce Blonde - IN

“Dr. John is a very good person. I will definitely miss his humor and pleasant personality. John has been our family dentist since 1980. Our deepest...Read More »
5 of 31 | Posted by: Janine hahn - sturgis, MI

“I met John through friends. He was a real nice guy and I would talk to him a few times a week. I'm sorry about his passing and my condolences to...Read More »
6 of 31 | Posted by: Stephen Kozaczewski - Sequim, WA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Liz and your family at this sad time. Your dad was a great man. He has been the best dentist anyone could ask for. ”
7 of 31 | Posted by: Julie Brandli(Timar) - Sturgis, MI

“so sorry for ur lost I meet him few times he such sweet guy ..going miss him ..:( ”
8 of 31 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart felt condolences go out you all. Dr.Seurynck's office on S. Fourth street holds a dear place in my childhood memories. Many thanks for...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: Allyster Waters - Conroe, TX

“I am so sorry for the loss of this man!! He's been our dentist since 1985 and I will miss him so much. ”
10 of 31 | Posted by: Sharon Parman - Constantine, MI

“John is/was a great friend that I have known for 25 plus years. He was also a great person to know and have a friendship with! It was great fun to...Read More »
11 of 31 | Posted by: Dennis Froelich - SturgisSturgis, MI

“I am so sorry for your loss ”
12 of 31 | Posted by: Cindy Pritchett - Mobile, AL

“I will dearly miss the best friend I once had in John. I hope he is with God and in peace ”
13 of 31 | Posted by: Bob vanVynckt - Mancelonaa, MI

“Condolances to all of John's family. He was a great friend as well as our dentist. After we moved we came back for many years to continue to see John...Read More »
14 of 31 | Posted by: Robert and Donna McClary - Vass, NC


15 of 31 | Posted by: Jean Gannon - Clarkston, MI

“Liz, May peace be with you and your family at this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
16 of 31 | Posted by: Donny Flynn-Mahan - Saint Louis, MO

“We are heartbroken for Betty and we send all our thoughts and prayers to her and all the family.God bless and keep you allSincerely,Loraine and Fuad ”
17 of 31 | Posted by: Loraine Kawar - Marbella,Spain

“We are so sad to hear of John's death. We have so many fond memories of him and sending long distance hugs to the family. Fondly, Tony Lin Lucchese ”
18 of 31 | Posted by: Tony Lin Lucchese - Las Vegas, NV

“Special thoughts and prayers to my dear friend Betty and family. May God Bless and comfort you. ”
19 of 31 | Posted by: Wanda Harmon - Clearwater, FL

“John was a terrific guy. He was a senior when I was. Freshman at WOLL and we played football together. He was more than kind to me and was a true...Read More »
20 of 31 | Posted by: Mike Webster - Northville, MI

“John and I were high school classmates. This is the 50th year since high school graduation and many of us plan to get together and share memories of...Read More »
21 of 31 | Posted by: George Lee - Lakewood, CO

“My condolences to the Seurnyk family. Prayers for all of you.jyhg3 ”
22 of 31 | Posted by: Linda Ford Andrews - Riverview, FL

“Steve and I send our deepest sympathy and condolences to John's Family and The Staff of John T. Seurynk Family Dentistry. Our heartfelt sorrow is...Read More »
23 of 31 | Posted by: Gwyn Leer - Sturgis, MI - Friend

“John was the first dentist I ever had, my fathers dear friend and father to one of my favorite swim teammate. My heart goes out to Liz and her family...Read More »
24 of 31 | Posted by: Lynsey Hochstetler - Denver, NC

“I am so sorry to hear about Dr. Seurynck's passing. He was my (favorite) dentist for many years, but even more than that he was a family friend. I...Read More »
25 of 31 | Posted by: Kristy Manley (Marchand) - OH

“Deeply saddened to read of Johns passing.I met him on visits to Michigan and became friends.His kindness and generosity made a deep impression on me...Read More »
26 of 31 | Posted by: Mike Schilbach - Kodiak, AK

“We were sorry to hear of John's passing and wish to express our condolences to the family. ”
27 of 31 | Posted by: Rita Eslinger, President Austin Healey Club NI - IN

“I'm so sorry for John I've known him sense 1980 as a dentist and friend ,I'll miss him and his humor ,he always had a smile when he greeted me and we...Read More »
28 of 31 | Posted by: Richard Alldredge - Sturgis, MI

“i meet john 9 months ago and got to really enjoy his helping advice and his comments .sry to the family for their loss ”
29 of 31 | Posted by: eugene parish - sturgis, MI

“All of the Savoie family wishes to extend our deepest condolences on John's passing and are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
30 of 31 | Posted by: Joanne Savoie - Waterford, MI

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
31 of 31 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI


Dr. John Thomas Seurynck, DDS age 68 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at his home.
He was born January 12, 1949 in Highland Park, Michigan son of Robert and Elizabeth "Betty" (Fedricks) Seurynck.
Dr. Seurynck resided in Sturgis since 1977 coming from Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He also resided in El Paso, Texas where he worked in the U.S. Army Dental Corp and his early life was spent in Waterford, Michigan where he was a graduate of Our Lady of the Lakes High School with the class of 1967. He furthered his education at Hillsdale College later transferring to Eastern Michigan University where he received his Bachelor Degree in Science and enrolled at the University of Detroit Dental School where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery.
He owned and operated John T. Seurynck Family Dentistry in Sturgis since 1978.
Dr. Seurynck was a member and Past President of the Klinger Lake Country Club and a member of the Sturgis Rotary Club and the Austin-Healey Motor Club and was a private pilot. He enjoyed snowmobiling, deer hunting and loved spending time at his cabin in Mancelona, Michigan.
He is survived by three daughters: twin daughters: Jane (Bruce) Warner of Sturgis and Amy (Robert) Davis of Anchorage, Alaska and Elizabeth (Zachary) Doll of Mobile, Alabama; nine grandchildren: Meg, Sarah and Jacob Warner, Haley Rushford, Madison and Robert Davis and Douglas and Mariel Doll; parents: Robert and Elizabeth Seurynck; three sisters: Laura (Steven) Zodrow, Jean Seurynck and Maryann Griffith; three brothers: Larry (Kathleen) Seurynck, David (Adele) Seurynck and Patrick (Janice) Seurynck and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 where funeral services celebrating the life of Dr. John Thomas Seurynck will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday. The Rev. Ryan Bibb of the Radiant Life Church in Sturgis will officiate. Private burial will take place at Oak lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Dr. Seurynck's memory consider the charity of one's choice.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.