John R. Denton of Pierceton passed away unexpectedly at 4:45 p.m. 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 and Robert Lee Denton. On April 26, 2011, he was married to Elizabeth Ann Keppel, who survives.

John was a resident of Kosciusko County for the past 19 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and mushroom hunting. If it was something he could do outside, he loved it.

He loved his children and will be forever missed.

He leaves behind his wife, Elizabeth Ann Denton, Pierceton; and two sons, Chad Keppel and Logan Denton, and his daughter, Haylei Denton, all at home in Pierceton. Also surviving are his mother and stepfather, Laura Renee and Collin Olmstead, Baroda, Mich.; father and stepmother, 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.

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


Memorials to the family c/o Elizabeth Ann Denton, 5673 S. 650 E., Pierceton, IN 46562.

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