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John Floyd Fila Jr.
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FILA, John Floyd Jr. - of Birch Run, age 79, died Monday, March 19, 2018 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11AM Friday, March 23, 2018 at the O’Guinn Family Funeral Home in Birch Run. Rev. Fr. Thomas McNamara officiating. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Thursday from 3-8 PM and Friday from 10AM until time of service at 11AM. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for future designation.

John was born December 12, 1938 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late John and Margaret (Shaddeau) Fila Sr. He grew up in the Saginaw area and has resided in the Birch Run area for the past 40 years. On August 16, 1958 he married Shirley Ann Williams in Saginaw, Michigan. Prior to his retirement in 1999, John worked for Letica Trucking. John enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and teasing them. He liked to be out in the sun and enjoyed doing handyman things. John was an avid Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions Fan.

Surviving are: Wife, Shirley; Children: John (Tina) Fila lll, Jan (Frank) Rozsa, Rob (Leann) Fila, and Nikki (Rich) Redeemer; Grandchildren: Alicia Fila, Amber Fila, Ashley Fila, Danny Reppuhn, Trisha (Josh) Meyers, John Fila lV, David (Tricia) Sayan, Cori Sayan, Chad Sayan, Sara Barber, Casie Fila, Carissa Fila Catlin Fila, Robby Fila, Shauna (Stephen) Irish, Josh Greenwald, Judi Schell, Nick Schell, Ari Redeemer, and Owen Redeemer; 23 great grandchildren; Sisters: Betty Hepinstal, and Janice (John) Markusic; Special family friend, Miechael Delacruz. He was also preceded in death by his: Daughters: Judi Ann Fila on October 18, 1986, and Lori Ann Fila on February 10, 1961; Siblings: Peggy, George, Sally, Bill, Ed, Joe, Jill, and Daisy. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at

O'Guinn Family Funeral Home
Birch Run Chapel
(989) 624-9342

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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes - Birch Run Chapel

8116 Main Street, PO Box 183
Birch Run, MI 48415





11:00 AM
O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes - Birch Run Chapel

8116 Main Street, PO Box 183
Birch Run, MI 48415


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