September 20, 2019

Garfield J. Sutherlund

Died June 23, 2019


Garfield Jon Sutherlund, 70, of West Branch, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019, at his home.

Garfield was born Sept. 14, 1948, to Ernest and Ruth Sutherlund in Midland. Garfield lived in West Branch for more than 40 years, formerly of Midland. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in West Branch since 1968 and was an avid cribbage player.

Garfield is survived by his son, Michael J. (Trena Winans) Sutherlund of Auburn; and grandchildren, Alexis, Emma, Bryon, Casey, Lauren and Tyler. Also surviving are sisters, DeAnna (Gerald) Steele of Redondo Beach, Calif., and Cathy Sutherlund of Chino Hills, Calif.; and special friend, Maria Mikulewicz of West Branch.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Jean Temple.

Visitation at the Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch will begin Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from 3-9 p.m. The funeral service will be held Thursday, June 27, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Deacon Glen Painter will officiate. Burial will follow at Brookside Cemetery in West Branch.

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