SAULT STE. MARIE, MI. - Ezekiel James Dutcher "Zeke", age 3, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Saturday afternoon, May 11, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family.
Zeke was born on September 10, 2009 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He enjoyed playing with his sister, Emma. They would throw balls, go for rides in a wagon, and swing. He also enjoyed playing in his sandbox, cuddling with his stuffed frog, Foster, flirting with girls, reading books, and singing songs.
Zeke is survived by his parents: James and Kimberly (Thomas) Dutcher; five sisters: Emma Kathryn Dutcher of Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Nikki (Brian) Campbell Graham of Charlotte, MI, Heather (Mark) Black of Pickford, MI, Cassandra Campbell of Pickford, MI, and Tiffany (Andy Fortin) Campbell of Republic, WA; his grandparents: Francis Dutcher, Sr. of Cedarville, MI and David and Alma Thomas of Marquette, MI, and five nieces and nephews: Cody, Hannah, Kyle, Cora, and Chase. He is also survived by his aunt and uncles: Jody (Ed) Schopp, Jim (Michelle) Thomas, Francis Dutcher, Jr., Rich (Sara Parker) Dutcher, and Don (Frank Rogala) Dutcher.
Ezekiel ‘Zeke’ James Dutcher
Zeke was preceded in death by his grandmother: Mary Kathrine Dutcher.
A visitation will be held from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at C.S. Mulder Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Central United Methodist Church with Pastor Bill Seitz and Pastor Ryan Swieringa officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Curesearch or Give Kids the World.