Douglas Horn, 72, of Mackinac Island, Michigan, died early Monday morning, June 22, 2020, at Medilodge of Cheboygan. Doug was born on Mackinac Island on September 26, 1947, to Ty and Evangeline “Ling” (Marshall) Horn.
Doug graduated from East Kentwood High School in Grand Rapids. He entered the military service and served for two years. He then served another two years in the National Guard.
Doug was a member of the Mackinac Island American Legion, as well as a member of the Mackinac Island Fire Department and EMS. He was a member of Saint Anne’s Catholic Church and a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
Doug was part owner of Ty’s Restaurant, which was a very famous restaurant on Main Street on Mackinac Island and was family owned for fifty years from 1950-2000. Doug could be seen in the restaurant every day of the week and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
More recently Doug was a resident of 4th Street on Mackinac Island, staying with his daughter Trista.
Doug is survived by his daughters, Trista Horn of Mackinac Island and Jill Horn of Grand Rapids, Michigan; his brothers Ed (Linda) Horn of Grand Rapids and Joe (Linda) Horn of St. Ignace; his sisters, Jane Simmons of St. Ignace, Candy Smith of Mackinac Island, and Dee (Dick) Czapek of Grand Rapids; three grandchildren, Austin Ruddle, Blake Ruddle, and Hunter Brown; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 29 at 11am at Saint Anne’s Catholic Church on Mackinac Island with Father Frank Ricca officiating. Burial will be in Mackinac Island Cemetery.
Doug will be transported from the ferry to the church and to the cemetery by the Mackinac Island Fire Department Truck.
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