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Christopher Brent Van Doren

November 10, 1976 ~ October 13, 2020 (age 43)


Christopher Brent Van Doren, 43, of Sturgis, MI, passed away suddenly Tuesday October 13, 2020. 

He was born November 10, 1976 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of David  Van Doren and Joyce Ryan. 

Chris grew up in Sturgis where he was in the Boy Scout's Troop 431, earning his Eagle Scout award in 1994. He graduated from Sturgis High School, class of 1995. Chris then earned his Associates Degree as a Diesel Mechanic from Lima Tech. He was very mechanically inclined and enjoyed repairing just about anything. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and living life to the fullest. 

He is survived by his parents, David (Jennifer Vick) Van Doren, his mother, Joyce (late Donald) Ryan, sister, Jennifer Van Doren, his niece, Madison Van Doren and his girlfriend, Melanie Couch. 

Cremation has taken place. There are no public services at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Boy Scout's of America Southern Shores. or to the MS Foundation. Please refer to the links at the bottom of the page. 

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