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Obituary for David Alan LaJoice

David Alan LaJoice was born September 14, 1972 in Garden City, Michigan. He went to be with our Lord on January 11, 2024 after a short illness, he was 51 years old. Dave is the son of Orzelie (Sowa) LaJoice and the late Ronald LaJoice.

Dave grew up in Dearborn, Michigan and attended Edsel Ford High School where he was on both the track team and the swim team. He moved to the U.P. and went to work at the Kewadin Casinos in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and St. Ignace, Michigan. He worked in the security and surveillance departments. David was a proud member of the Sault Ste Marie Chippewa Indians. David moved to Kentucky and went to work at Toyota as a team leader (TMMK). Dave was a man’s man and loved all things male. He loved his family.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his children, Aaron (Ahesha) LaJoice and Cheyenne LaJoice; fiancé’, Samantha Folsom; siblings, Orzelie (Lee) LaJoice, Ronald LaJoice, Michael LaJoice; grandson, Brayden LaJOice. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Tommy, Tony and Steve.

Visitation will be 2-5 PM Sunday at Johnson’s Funeral Home.