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Lucky Deluyck

November 29, 1953 — October 12, 2018

64, of Cass City died Friday, October 12, 2018 in United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital following a long illness. He was born November 29, 1953 in Highland Park to Cyril and Jane (Roscoe) DeLuyck. He married his wife Darla on December 23, 1989 in East Detroit.

Lucky graduated in 1972 from Lakeshore High School in St. Clair Shores. He worked for a short time after high school for Frank’s Nursery. Lucky started a job with Detroit Edison, and worked there until his recent retirement from the North Area Energy Center garage in Cass City, 45 years later. He worked as a Mechanic, Hydraulic Specialist then Corporate Limousine Driver/Garage Supervisor, then Mechanic again as short hair, suit and tie did not make him happy. Lucky loved to work. He was always busy, never still. He could fix anything. He enjoyed flipping cars. He would buy a car, clean it up, tune it up and sell it. This hobby turned into a passion when he began to restore and sell vintage cars. Lucky enjoyed attending car shows and participating in car cruises. He was a member of the Thumb Area Antique Auto Club. When the girls were younger they enjoyed boating, fishing and camping in the St. Clair Shores area where he grew up. Lucky enjoyed deer hunting with his Dad in the Cass City area long before he relocated here.

Lucky is survived by his wife, Darla; daughters: Amy Marker of Unionville, Andrea (Steven) Anderson of Cass City, Chelsa (Ryan) McCauslin of Manistee; grandchildren: Allison Marker, Connor Middaugh, Jacob Marker, Isaac McCauslin, Elizabeth McCauslin, Johnny Anderson; sister, Jane Wise of Sun City, AZ; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Elizabeth J. DeLuyck; brother-in-law, William Wise.

Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Cass City Missionary Church with Pastor Dr. Phil Burkett officiating. Interment will be in Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City. Pallbearers for Mr. DeLuyck: Steven Anderson, Connor Middaugh, John Robinson, Rick Knowlton, John Schlegelmann and George Weaver. Memorials may be made to Leader Dogs for the Blind, Cass City Missionary Church or United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 15, 2018 in Cass City Missionary Church, Cass City
10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Cass City Missionary Church, Cass City

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz (989) 872-2195

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