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Lorrin Elmore Schachinger
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Obituary for Lorrin Elmore Schachinger

Lorrin Elmore Schachinger, 87, of Dryden, formerly of Clawson, died Wednesday September 20, 2017. He was born July 4, 1930 in Detroit to parents Ephraim and Gertrude (Yeager) Schachinger. Mr. Schachinger served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Returned home to court and marry Dorothy C. Vashaw on July 9, 1955 in Grosse Pointe Woods.

Mr. Schachinger was proud to work 35+/- years for INCOE Corporation, as an injection mold and tool & die specialist. His fun was anything outdoors; shootings sports and being on his tractor. Lorrin really enjoyed hockey, from playing as a young man to watching a lot on television.

Mr. Schachinger is survived by his children: Jeffrey (Kathy) Schachinger of Clawson; Lorri Schachinger of Dryden; Dawn Schachinger of Dryden and Heidi Schachinger of Waterford, grandchildren: Darren (& Megan); Leslie (& Chris); Aaron; Lane; Mitchell, great-granddaughter: Chloe, brothers: Verneil (Carole) Schachinger, Eldon “Lynn” (Donna) Schachinger as well as many nieces and nephews. Lorrin was preceded in death by his wife: Dorothy (in 2004) and his parents.

Following Mr. Schachinger’s own wishes, cremation has been entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. A memorial gathering will be 5:00-9:00pm Friday September 22, 2017 at Muir Brothers. His memorial service will be held 11:00am Saturday at Woodside Bible Church – Lapeer Campus (148 Maple Grove Rd., Lapeer). The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service.

A private burial of cremated remains, will take place in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy. Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodside Bible Church - Lapeer Campus -or- the cancer research program of your choice. Condolences may be left at

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family gathering




5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Memorial Service




11:00 AM
Woodside Bible Church - Lapeer Campus

148 Maple Grove Road
Lapeer, MI 48446


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