John Denton, 37

John R. Denton of Pierceton, passed away unexpectedly at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at his residence at the age of 37.

He was born on Jan. 21, 1982, in Berrien Springs, Mich., to Laura Renee (Lauck) Olmstead and Robert Lee Denton.  On April 26, 2011, he was married to Elizabeth Ann (Keppel) Denton, who survives.

John enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, and mushroom hunting. He could build or fix anything. He had a huge heart and a crooked smile that would always make you smile.  If it was something he could do outside…he loved it.  He loved his wife and children with all his heard, and they loved him and he will be forever missed.

He leaves behind his wife:  Elizabeth Ann Denton, Pierceton; two sons,  Chad Keppel and Logan Denton and his daughter, Haylei Denton, all at home in Pierceton.  Also surviving are his mother and step-father:  Laura Renee and Collin Olmstead, Baroda, Mich.; father and step-mother: Robert and Sandy Denton, Roann; brother, Jeremy Denton, Fort Wayne; and his sister:  Racheal Denton, Buchanan, Mich. 

He was preceded in death by his brother, Josh Denton; his grandmother, Betty Denton; and his grandfather, John Lauck..           

John’s life will be remembered with a memorial service that will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.

Memorial donations can be made to the family:  c/o Elizabeth Ann Denton, 5673 S. 650 E., Pierceton, IN  46562 and would be appreciated.

Posted on 2019 Apr 25