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Daryl D. Makley

September 9, 1966 ~ January 25, 2019 (age 52)

Daryl D. Makley, age 52, of Woodland passed after a sudden heart attack.  Daryl was born on September 9, 1966 in Hastings to Dave and Margy (Soules) Makley.  He was a 1986 graduate of Lakewood High School and worked for DNS Machine.  Daryl loved to hunt, fish, hunting mushrooms or just being outdoors.  He cherished the time spent with his nephews Austin and Preston, but also adored his niece Shalea.  Daryl especially loved to go Skeet Shooting whenever he could.

He leaves behind: parents Dave and Margy, siblings: Dean, Doug and Tony (Tresea), niece Shalea (Alex) Backe, nephews; Austin and Preston, great nephew Lincoln, Uncle Ken (Mary) Makley, Birdie the Cat, along with many cousins and friends.

Daryl was preceded by; Aunt Myrt Hager, grandparents; Von and Marleah Makley, Warren and Olive Soules.

A gathering of friends is planned for Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Koops Funeral Chapel from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm, with a Memorial lunch being held on Monday, February 4, 2019 11am at the Zion Lutheran Church, 6261 Velte Rd, Woodland, MI 48897.

Memorials are suggested to the family to establish a Hunters Safety Program for the community.  Online condolences can be left at

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