Dr. Lionel V. Kuran, 83, of Marinette, passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at Rennes-Health Center East. He was born on April 3, 1930, to the late Stephan and Lena (Smorong) Kuran in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Lionel graduated from Assumption College in Windsor, Ontario and from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1956, with his Otorhinolaryngology Degree. He practiced as an ENT and Neck Surgeon in Dearborn until 1979, and then served for thirty years in the Escanaba, Marinette, and Menominee Area.
Lionel is survived by his wife, Carol; seven children; four step-children; a sister; many grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two wives; a sister; and a brother.
A Funeral Mass will be held in the spring with the burial at Holy Cross Cemetery in Escanaba.
Cadieu-Thielen Funeral Home is assisting the family.
The family would like to thank Dr. Kloub and his staff, Dr. Post, and Rennes East, especially the nurses.