Jeffrey Charles Nylander

NEGAUNEE, Mich. – Jeffrey C. Nylander, 48, of 634 Lake St., Negaunee passed away unexpectedly at 3:41 PM on Saturday at Marquette General Hospital surrounded by his loving family.

Jeff was born February 25, 1965 in Ishpeming to Jeanne K. (Fernea) and James L. Nylander, Sr., was a graduate of Negaunee High School, Class of 1983, and was a lifelong Negaunee resident. He married his high school sweetheart Lucinda Harju. Jeff realized his calling was to help his father with the family business, Nylander Auto Parts. Since his father’s passing he ran the business.

Mr. Nylander was a former member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Ishpeming. He enjoyed hunting and spending time on his property. His greatest love was his family, spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Lucinda, two daughters: Lucinda Nylander of Cadillac, MI, Tina Nylander at home, one son, Shawn Nylander at home, 2 grandsons: Justin Helmboldt and Jayden Rondl, both of Negaunee, his mother Jeanne Nylander of Negaunee, a brother Jim (Gail) Nylander of Negaunee, numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father on September 2, 2004.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, April 24 at the Koskey Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth Lahners, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends from 4:00 PM until the time of services at 6:00 PM at the funeral home on Wednesday. Condolences may be expressed online at