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Ira Martin Garnsey

January 25, 1929 May 29, 2018
Ira Martin Garnsey
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Obituary for Ira Martin Garnsey

Ira Martin Garnsey, 89 years of Midland, died early Tuesday morning, May 29, 2018 at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor after a brief illness. He was born on January 25, 1929 in Detroit, son of the late Clement and Edna (Todd) Garnsey.

Ira graduated from Gladwin High School in 1947 and joined the Airforce, serving during the Korean Conflict. Ira married the former Pamela Winter on October 3, 1953 in Ruislip, England. He was employed at the Dow Chemical Company for over 30 years as an operator, retiring from there in 1988. Ira was an active member of the Dale United Methodist Church for 40 years. He enjoyed traveling, camping, as well as wheeling and dealing at garage sales. Ira’s true passion in life was spending time with his family. He truly loved his family and will be missed by them all.

Surviving is his wife Pamela, son, Paul (Terri) Garnsey, grandson Danny Hill and many friends.
A Memorial Service to celebrate Ira’s life will take place at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018 from Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2206 Airfield lane. Pastor Michael T. Sawicki will officiate. His family will receive friends at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Directors.


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Visitation

Saturday

2

Jun

10:00 AM 6/2/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/2/2018 11:00:00 AM
Aldersgate Methodist Church

2206 Airfield Lane
Midland, MI 48642

Aldersgate Methodist Church
2206 Airfield Lane Midland 48642 MI
US

Service

Saturday

2

Jun

11:00 AM 6/2/2018 11:00:00 AM
Aldersgate Methodist Church

2206 Airfield Lane
Midland, MI 48642

Aldersgate Methodist Church
2206 Airfield Lane Midland 48642 MI
US

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Aldersgate Methodist Church

2206 Airfield Lane
Midland, MI 48642
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