Darin William Keranen

HOWELL, Mich. – Darin William Keranen, 22, lifelong resident of the Howell area, passed away unexpectedly while vacationing with his family in Tennessee on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

He was born in Hancock on June 19, 1990, the son of Michael and Heidi (Niemi) Keranen.

He is survived by his parents of Howell; siblings, Shannon, Eric, Steven, Jennifer, Jackie, Jill, Nick, Kevin, Kimberly, Carla, Jed and Emily; grandparents, Bill and Anne Niemi and George and Kathy Keranen; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Darin attended Pathway School in Howell.

He was a member of First Apostolic Lutheran Church, 2970 Oak Grove Road, Howell where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 11. Interment will be in Riddle Cemetery. Visitation will take place in the Church Wednesday from 2 to 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Children with Special Needs Fund, P.O. Box 30479, Lansing, MI 48909-7979. Arrangements by MacDonald’s Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800).

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