Traverse City Record-Eagle


June 8, 2013

John Lester Alsup Died May 29, 2013

BENZONIA — John Lester Alsup, 71, of Spring Hill, Fla., and Benzonia, died in Spring Hill, Fla., on May 29, 2013.

He was born in Chicago Heights, Ill., on Aug. 26, 1941, the son of James and Alice Alsup. John married Earlene Baatz on June 29, 1961.

John was devoted to public service.

He is survived by his mother, Alice; brother, Jack; daughters, Marianne Putney and Deanne Saffron; son, Matt Alsup; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and a ton of great friends.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at Eden Bible Church, with Pastor Dan Ingersoll officiating.

Contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are by Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, Frankfort and Benzonia.

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