Marc Belcher Obituary

Marc E. Belcher
Marc E. Belcher
Marc E. Belcher

June 16, 1973 - July 3, 2007
Resided in Battle Creek, MI
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Marc E. Belcher, 34, of Battle Creek, died July 3, 2007 at his home following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.

Marc was born in Battle Creek on June 16, 1973 to John Dayton Belcher and Gloria LaRae (Newberry) Mansfield. He graduated from Hastings High School in
1991. Marc worked for the State of Michigan as a corrections officer at the Robert G. Cotton Corrections Facility, Jackson, MI. until three months before his passing.

Marc was an avid outdoor enthusiast who enjoyed motor cross, hunting, boating and especially fishing. His love for fishing led him to establish a home based business; “No Limits Fishing Rods”, building custom made fishing poles. Marc looked forward every year to his fishing trips to Canada with his dad and sons. Marc was a member of the National Rifle Association and The North
American Fishing Association.

He is survived by his wife Janice E. Grace whom he married on October 12, 2002 in St. John(TM)s, Newfoundland, Canada, his “home away from
home”. Also left to mourn are his sons, Mile(TM) and Pale(TM) Belcher of Battle Creek; his mother, Gloria Mansfield of Battle Creek; his father, John Dayton Belcher of Olivet; brothers, Michael (Brandi) Pearlman of Dowling, Nathan (Farren) Belcher
of Flagstaff, AZ., and Gerry Humphreys of Battle Creek; stepsister, Debbie (Terry) Miller of Battle Creek, father and mother in law, Thomas (Mary) Grace
and brother in law, Stephen Grace all of St. John(TM)s, Newfoundland, Canada; Maternal Grandmother, Lucille Newberry of Battle Creek and Paternal Grandmother, Jane Hard of Battle Creek.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather and dearest friend Thomas Mansfield on June 29, 2007.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 2007 at Shaw Funeral Home, Battle Creek. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 6, 2007 at Shaw Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Olmstead , Pleasantview Family Church officiating. Interment Bedford Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Jackson, Oaklawn Hospital.

The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home.

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Shaw Funeral Home
Shaw Funeral Home, 2838 Capital Ave., SW
Battle Creek, MI US 49015
Shaw Funeral Home
2838 Capital Ave., SW
Battle Creek, MI US 49015
Thursday, July 5, 2007
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Shaw Funeral Home
2838 Capital Ave., SW
Battle Creek, MI US 49015
Friday, July 6, 2007
11:00 AM
Bedford Cemetery
Bedford Township
Battle Creek, MI US 49017
Friday, July 6, 2007
12:30 PM