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Gerri (Ellsworth) O'Neil


1939 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Gerri (Ellsworth) O'Neil Obituary
GRASS LAKE - Gerri (Howell, Ellsworth) O'Neil, born February 21, 1939, age 77, of Fairfield Glades, TN (formerly Linden, MI) entered into rest Sunday, June 19, 2016, in the company of her loving husband Darrel O'Neil.
She will be deeply missed by her sister, Dollie (Claire) Gilbert; brother Bill (Judy) Ellsworth; daughters Debbie (Jon) Brookman, Dawn (Ed) Turner, DeeDee (Randy) Gengler and Melony (Jim) Orr; son Eric (Kristen) O'Neil; grandchildren Jacqulyn Clevenger, Karl Gill, David, Seth and Amber Daugherty, Cody Hager, Alisha McGoldrick, Allie Jo Brookman, Nikki Placek, Taylor O'Neil, Allison Gengler, Nick Turner and Allison Lund; 10 great-grandchildren; and many other loving family members and friends.
Proceeded in death by her sisters Lillian Covell and Eileen Robinson; son-in-law Alex Hager; and granddaughter Angela Johnson. In her early years, Gerri worked as quality control at Echrich Hot Dogs in Quincy, Michigan. Later moving to Linden, MI she worked as a bus driver for Linden Public Schools and later retired from TRW in Fenton, MI.
Some of her greatest passions in life were golfing, Bowling and playing cards with her friends. But her greatest passion in life was her family, who she took every opportunity to brag about. Her family will always remember her for her giving heart and listening ear.
You may greet the family during a visitation from 5-8 pm on Tuesday, July 19th at the Whistle stop Park Depot at 210 E. Michigan Ave, Grass Lake Michigan 49240.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on July 16, 2016
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