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Marcus S. Burkholder

Marcus S. Burkholder, 85, of Lansing, MI, and with family in Huntington, IN, died on Monday, March 1, 2021.

Mr. Burkholder was a teacher, administrator and elementary school principal in the Lansing school systems. He was a member of the Lansing United Brethren Church and Trinity Church. He formed the Retired Able to Serve (R.A.T.S.) group through Trinity Church. He also made several service trips to Guatemala through Pray America.

He was born on May 21, 1935, in Rohrersville, MD, to Melvin Isaac and Edith A. Holtry Burkholder. He married Frances J. Lobdell on Aug. 17, 1957. She survives.

Additional survivors include four children, Charlene (Mark) Canada, Monica (Jim) Logan, David (Kathy) Burkholder and Stephanie Schaefer; three sisters, Juanita Buzzard and Bernadine Hammel, of Huntington, and DeEtta Jo Gilmore; and seven grandchildren, Vanessa Snyder, Nate Canada, Jackie Logan, Marshall Logan, Mark Burkholder, Melanie Burkholder and Jay Schaefer.

Cremation has taken place. A private family gathering will take place at a later date.

Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lancing, MI, is in charge of arrangements.