Rev. Brent D. Danielson, 60, of Sturgis, MI., died unexpectedly, on Thursday, July 16, 2020, at the Stone Crest Medical Center in Smyrna, TN.

He was born in Oskaloosa, Iowa on May 17, 1960, to Donald and Ruby (Marks) Danielson.

On August 23, 1980, he married Patricia Thompson in Wrightsville, Georgia.

Brent was the pastor at the LaGrange Missionary Church. He came to lead the church in 2007.

He previously served churches in Marquette and Constantine, MI., Natchez, MS., Texarkana and Slaton, TX.

He loved to deer hunt and go hog hunting in Texas with his friends. He also had a green thumb and liked to plant a garden. He loved to work in his shop doing woodworking and welding.

Surviving Brent is his wife of almost 40 years, Patricia Danielson of Sturgis, Michigan; his two daughters, Jennifer Pucel of Marquette, Michigan and Rebekah Danielson of Angola, Indiana; four grandchildren, Ayden Beaudry, Owen Pucel, Emma Danielson and Weston Mallott; a sister, Glenda (Rod) Schwab of Hampton, Iowa; two brothers, Bruce (Susan) Danielson of Grinnell, Iowa and Burt (Leanne) Danielson of University Park, Iowa; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Billy and Hazel Thompson and a brother-in-law, Bill Thompson all of Adrian, Georgia; and a dear friend and father figure, Stan Mechling of Constantine, Michigan.

Funeral Services for Pastor Brent will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the LaGrange Missionary Church, 808 N. Detroit St., LaGrange, IN.

The Pastor Johnny Raber will officiate the services.

A viewing will be held at the Frurip-May Funeral Home, 309 West Michigan St., LaGrange, IN on Friday, July 24, 2020 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

In accordance with a statement by the LaGrange County Health Department, it is required that a facemask be worn while at both the visitation and funeral services. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be contributed to the LaGrange Missionary Church, c/o Children’s/ Teen’s Prairie Camp.

Online condolences may be submitted to the family at

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