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Carlton Emery Ryckman, age 72, of North Branch passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the United Hospice House of Marlette, MI. Carlton was born on May 7, 1946 in Imlay City. He was the son of William and Maude (Hix) Ryckman. He grew up in the Lum area. Carlton proudly served his country in the army as a radio operator during the Vietnam War. Carlton married Carolyn Jones on November 7, 1970. He worked as a shipping supervisor at Lapeer Fabricators and various other shops. He loved to tinker, fixing anything, building and mending clothes. Carlton was a jack-of-all- trades.
Carlton is survived by his daughters-Joanna Dotson and Cathy Ryckman; his son-Jacob (Sophie) Ryckman; his siblings-Bea Kreiner, Albert Ryckman, Lynn Ryckman, Bonnie Bader and Daniel Ryckman; his sister-in-law Nancy Ryckman; his five
grandchildren-Lucas Dotson, Andrea (Turkey) Frohm. Joshua Ryckman, Emily Ryckman and Robert Bennett Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife and his brother Larry Ryckman.
Per his wishes cremation as been taken place and no service will be held.
Arrangements by Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home
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