Lance A. Purkhiser

Published 8:21 pm Thursday, November 10, 2005

By Staff
CASSOPOLIS - Lance A. Purkhiser, 40, of Gage Street, Dowagiac, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2005, at 12:40 p.m. in Hospice House of St. Joseph County, South Bend, Ind., after an illness of several years.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, at 10 a.m. at Apostolic Lighthouse Church, M-62 West, Dowagiac.
Officiating will be Pastor Mark A. Johnson of Life Tabernacle, Elkhart, and Rick Campbell, interim pastor at United Presbyterian Church, Cassopolis.
Interment will be in Youngs Prairie Cemetery, Penn Township.
Friends may call at Connelly Funeral Home, Cassopolis, from 2 until 4 p.m. and from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday.
Memorials in Lance's name may be made to the Lance A. Purkhiser Scholarship Fund for Southwestern Michigan College, 58900 Cherry Grove Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047.
Arrangements are by Connelly Funeral Home, Cassopolis.