Jeffrey VanLent

Obituary of Jeffrey LeRoy VanLent

Jeffrey LeRoy VanLent, age 60 of Deerfield passed away peacefully on Friday, July 9, 2021 in the presence of his loving family at his home.  He was born on April 17, 1961 in Plainwell, Michigan to Eldon L. and Jane Emma (Hall) VanLent.  Jeff worked as a self-employed mechanic for many years.  In addition to being a mechanic, Jeff could fix just about anything and had a great passion for motorcycles, especially Honda Gold Wings.  He was a devoted father and grandfather, who felt very blessed to be able to spend time with his grandchildren everyday.


Surviving are three children, Nichole (Darwyn) Case of Deerfield, Michelle (Stormy) Shelden of Petersburg, MI and Aaron (Georgianne) Roberts of Sylvania, OH; a brother, Gary (Jo) VanLent of Liberty Center, OH and his precious grandchildren, Gavin, Landre, Briarlynn and Layton Case and numerous, nieces, nephews, cousins and a multitude of friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents.


Per Jeff’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A private family celebration will be held at a later date.  You may send condolences to the family at Memorial contributions may be given to Jeff’s family. Envelopes will also be available at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.

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