Lanny Lengyel

Lanny Lengyel

1949 - 2024

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Obituary of Lanny Lengyel

November 3, 1949 – May 9, 2024

Lanny Ernest Lengyel.  Age 74 of Southgate.

Lanny Ernest Lengyel, aged 74 of Southgate, MI passed away at his home on May 9th, 2024, with his family by his side. He was born Nov 3rd, 1949 and was a lifelong resident of Southgate. He was an alumni of Southgate High, class of '67 and a Millwright with local 1102 for many years.

Lanny married Leah Melissaratos in 1980. Although they divorced in 2000, they maintained a friendship that lasted until his passing. 

He loved being outdoors, working in his yard, and gardening. Other hobbies he enjoyed were playing tennis and kayaking with his friend, Tim McGuire. Lanny loved watching the Tigers and Lions games too, and was very artistic, having drawn many pictures and paintings over the years. He loved animals and was always feeding his squirrels and birds in his yard.  

Loving father of Shelly Huyck. Dearest Papa of Brooke Krese, Lauren (Tobey) Smith, Alexandra Huyck and Steven Huyck. Dear Great Grandpa of Elora, Annalise, Damian, Azrael and Caine. Dear brother of Larry Lengyel and Lynne (Hal) Baggett. Uncle to nephews Michael (Anna) Lengyel, Joey (Nina) Lengyel, and Tim (Emily) Baggett.

He was preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Lily Lengyel and his sister-in-law Barbara Lengyel.

Lanny lived for his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He was a caring and loving Father and Papa and was always there when they needed him. He always made sure his funny cards for birthdays and holidays were sent.

The family will hold a mass in his name at a future date.

Joshua 1:9

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid nor be dismayed for the lord your God is with you wherever you go."

Cremation will take place at The On-Site Crematory located within the Molnar Funeral Homes - Brownstown Chapel.