Chester "Chet" Lee VanBuskirk |
Feb. 21, 1936–Nov. 9, 2013
Chester "Chet" Lee VanBuskirk, age 77, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013, at The Laurels of Mt. Pleasant.
Funeral Services for Chester will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Tom Chamberlin officiating. Interment will follow in the Gilmore Township Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Visitation will continue the day of the Service from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the
or to the Wounded Warriors. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.
Chet was born on February 21, 1936, in Gilmore Township, the son of Gabe and LaRilla (Clark) VanBuskirk. He married Dorothy Renner on April 21, 1957, in the Gilmore Church of Christ. Chet worked for General Motors for 25 years.
Chet is survived by his wife, Dorothy; children, Gail (Herbert) Varney of Farwell, Gregory (Debroah) VanBuskirk of Hampton, VA, Michelle (Jack) Blondin of Columbia, SC, and Kevin VanBuskirk of Vestaburg; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sister, Agnes Shilling of Saginaw; and several nieces and nephews.
Chet was preceded in death by his parents; and seven siblings.
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Published in The Morning Sun on Nov. 10, 2013