Song "John" Chol Yun
June 14, 1969 – September 11, 2013
Song “John” Chol Yun Lansing
Age 44, peacefully went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at home surrounded by his loved ones. John was born June 14, 1969 in Janghang, South Korea to Sok and Chong Yun. In 1976, his family immigrated to the United States, settling in Charlotte, MI. John proudly became a US citizen on June 14, 2006. John graduated from Charlotte High School in 1988, and went on to earn a BA in Finance from Michigan State University. During his career as a financial advisor, he was employed by Merrill Lynch and most recently Morgan Stanley. On December 15, 2008 John married Guangshi Wen becoming a dedicated husband and proud father. He loved spending time with his family and friends enjoying the simple pleasures of life. John is preceded in death by his grandparents and younger brother. He is survived by his wife Guangshi Wen Yun; daughter, Oak Jung Piao; parents, Sok and Chong Yun; brothers, Song Min "Matthew" (Nikole) Yun and Song "Sean" U (Kathryn) Yun; niece Isabella, and nephews, Anthony, Ethan, and Joey. Come join us in celebration of John's life at Gorsline Runciman, 1730 E. Grand River Ave, East Lansing, on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Family and friends will be received at 12:00 pm with service at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow at East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Okemos, MI.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in John’s memory to The Smile Train, 41 Madison Ave., 28th Floor, New York, NY 10010 or the American Cancer Society, 1755 Abbey Rd. East Lansing, MI 48823. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.greastlansing.com.
- Visitation Wednesday, September 18, 2013
- Memorial Service Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Song "John" Chol Yun
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Dan and Kate Henry
October 30, 2013
We are very sorry for your loss. Although we never met him, one of our coworkers said that he was an investment genius. You must have been very proud of him.
September 24, 2013
My wife and I will miss his friendship, generosity, and sincerity. I will be reminded of his smile and hearty laughter whenever I think of him. Rest in peace my brother.
September 22, 2013
John was the best big brother anyone could have asked for. I am proud to call him my brother. He will be forever missed but never forgotten. May he rest is peace with The Lord. Love you
J.D. and Claudia Forrest
September 17, 2013
Our Deepest Sympathy to John and his family. He was a special Friend and great neighbor who will be sadly missed. Our prayers are with you all.
September 16, 2013
The Warrior Spirit of Song Chol will live on in our memories......and hearts. He set an example for everyone to live by. His passing will leave a void in the Martial Arts community. God speed, Song Chol!
September 16, 2013
The Warrior Spirit of Song Choi will live on in our memories......and hearts. He set an example for everyone to live by. His passing will leave a void in the Martial Arts community. God speed, Song Choi!
September 15, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with John's family as they deal with the loss of John. John was truly a gentleman, and such a nice person to work with. He always had a big smile for everyone! He will be missed by many I am sure.
September 14, 2013
Everyone who had the good fortune to know John will deeply miss him. He was one of the most important people in my life. A lasting relationship I deeply valued and he was an inspiration to me. My deepest sympathy to the entire Yun family. Song, I will never forget you.
September 13, 2013
I am proud to have known John. John's life is an inspiration to all who knew him. We all will miss his giving spirit. My deepest sympathy to the Yun Family and John's many friends.