George J. Day of Oscoda, formerly of Hemlock, passed away Monday, July 8, 2013 at Lakeview Manor in Oscoda with his wife by his side at the age of 68.
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George was born Feb. 22, 1945 in Saginaw to the late Percy and Olga (Trump) Day. He graduated from Hemlock High School in 1963. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea and Germany.
He married Shirley Crisovan on Sept. 3, 1994, she survives him. He enjoyed fishing, going to the casino and the Detroit Tigers.
He will be missed by his wife Shirley; his twin sister, Gerrie (John) Bacheller; nieces, Jill (Mitch) Wright and Joy (James) Barker; great nephew, Gavin Wright; step-children, Mel (Kim) Herbert, Melany (Darryl) Chalker and Mechelle (Mike) Mahnke; grandchildren, Jerry, Cody, Mikayl, Shawna, Sabrina and Braeden; and great grandchildren, Bryan, Nathan, Alyssa, Evan, Scottie, Evena, Dane and Layla. He was predeceased by his first wife, Mary; and his son, George John "Chip" Day.
Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, July 12 at W.L. Case & Company, 201 N. Miller Rd. Pastor Melany Chalker will officiate with burial to follow in Richland Township Cemetery under the auspice of VFW Post 7302 Hemlock/Merrill. Friends may visit with the family on Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Reverence Hospice of Oscoda. www.casefuneralhome.com.
W. L. Case and Company Funeral Home
201 N. Miller Rd.
Saginaw, MI 48609
Published in Iosco County News-Herald and Oscoda Press from July 10 to July 23, 2013