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Ian Alexander Lahikainen

Ian Alexander Lahikainen

August 12, 1986 - February 29, 2020
Clinton Township, Michigan | Age 33


LAHIKAINEN, Ian Alexander
February 29, 2020. Age 33. Loving son of John and Mary Lahikainen. Dear nephew of Ruth Manz, Beth Manz, Margaret (Dan) Casey, and Susie Woodman. Dearest grandson of Katherine Manz. How to convey who Ian was. He was a beautiful smile composed of joy, humor, love, wit, and intelligence that made all of us feel those same things in a glance. He was kindness and thoughtfulness. He was wrapped in the unending love of his mother, Mary and father, John, his aunts Ruth, Beth and Margaret, his uncle Dan, and his grandmother Kathy "Granny" – from the moment he came into this world and on all of the days of his life. He enjoyed simple things like home, family and family gatherings, his pets, friends, conversation, laughter, cooking, music, playing the guitar, television, movies, books of all kinds, video games, fishing, and a good craft beer. Simple things. He was love, joy and meaning. How do we fill a gaping hole left by his absence? Impossible. We can only hold onto Ian's smile and all that it encompassed – love, happiness, meaning – all things he gave to us every day of his life.Donations in Ian's memory are preferred to the Michigan Humane Society: 30300 Telegraph Road Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025-4507 or to the American Brain Tumor Association: 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Ste 550, Chicago, IL 60631. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @

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  • Michigan Humane Society
    Attn: Horariums and Memorials
    30300 Telegraph S-220
    Bingham Farms, MI 48025-4507

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