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David Allan "DJ" Saubert Jr.


February 14, 2018

TROUT CREEK, Mich. - David Allan "DJ" Saubert Jr., age 6, of Trout Creek, passed away with his father on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at their home. He was born April 11, 2011, in Ironwood, the son of David Allan Saubert and Christina Lynn Perttula.

DJ was a first grader at Ewen-Trout Creek School. He enjoyed riding his dirt bike, playing with his Tonka trucks, and wrestling with his cousin, Zach. DJ loved the outdoors and everything it had to offer.

He is survived by his mother, Christina (Brandon Buch) Perttula, of Trout Creek; his grandparents, Walter and Paula Saubert, of Bergland, Patty Perttula, of Trout Creek, Kenny and Florence Perttula, of Painesville, Frances Worachek, of Bergland, and Lois Perttula, of Trout Creek; his aunt, Beth Garcia, and special cousins, Zach and Maddie Garcia, of Trout Creek; his uncle, Buddy Perttula, of Painesville; his aunt, Lisa (Rob) Bearwald, of Oshkosh, Wis .; his uncles, Gregory (Melody) Saubert, of Wakefield, and Walter Jr. (Karen) Saubert, of Bergland; his other cousins, Krystal (Mark) Haeger, of Montreal, Wis., Dallas (Haley Swetkovich) Saubert, of Ironwood, Mackenzie (Neil Balduc) Saubert, of Bessemer, Kaelea Bearwald, of Oshkosh, Wis., and Catlin Pietrowski, of Flint.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Ewen-Trout Creek School gymnasium. Pastor Todd Winkler will officiate. DJ's family will receive relatives and friends one hour prior to the service at the school on Saturday. A luncheon will follow at Twilly's Bar and Grill in Bruce Crossing.

Cane Funeral Home-Bruce Crossing Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. To send online condolences, visit


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