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Lawrence "Larry" David Verga
1/3/2023 1:49:00 PM - Final Journey

Lawrence "Larry" David Verga, Jr., age 60, of Bad Axe, passed away unexpectedly at his

home on Sunday, January 1, 2023.

He was born on July 11, 1962 in Flint, Ml, son of the late Lawrence and Barbara (Sword)

Verga, Sr. Larry married Jani Brady on September 11, 1987 in Flint.

Larry was a proud member of the United States Air Force, joining immediately after he

graduated from high school. Larry retired from the Michigan State Police force after 30

years. He was currently employed by the Birch Run Police Department. He was an avid

sportsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He enjoyed motorcycle riding and

was a proud member of the Untouchables MC. Larry was the Okimaw (Leader) of the

Saginaw Chippewa Anishinabe Ogtchedaw Veteran and Warrior Society. He was very

involved in the traditional Native culture, participating in and organizing many events

involving the local pow-wows.

Larry was a very social guy, well-known and respected within the community, who will be

deeply missed by family and friends alike.

Larry is survived by his loving wife, Jani Verga of Bad Axe.

His annoying children, Larry Verga Ill of California and Torri Verga of Bad Axe.

He will be sorely missed by Sophie Butt and Screwy Louie.

Services for Larry will be held on Friday, January 6, 2023 at 11 am at the Kaufman Funeral

Home in Bad Axe. Burial with full military honors will be in Colfax Cemetery. Visitation will

be held on Thursday, January 5, 2023 from 2 - 8 pm or Friday from 10 am until the service

time at 11 am at the funeral home.

A sacred fire ceremony is being held at 5615 Krawczyk Rd., Pinconning, Ml and will

continue until noon on Thursday.

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