Gerald Daniel Cantrell
November 9, 1939 - September 5, 2017
Sunday, September 10, 2017 from noon to 1 PM at St. John Lutheran Church in AuGres
St. John Lutheran Church
1:00 pm Sunday, September 10, 2017
Gerald “Daniel” Cantrell, age 77, of AuGres, MI, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Saginaw. He was born on November 9, 1939 in Wyandotte, MI to George & Elizabeth (Mallory) Cantrell. He served in the US Navy from 1959 to 1963 aboard the USS Kitty Hawk. He retired from Giant Foods as a truck driver in 2001. He moved from Florida to the AuGres area in 2006. Daniel as liked to be called enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, playing the harmonica, bird watching and going to classic car shows. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in AuGres and also a member of the Veterans Association USS Kitty Hawk CVA/CV-63.
Daniel married JoAnn Shamer on October 14, 1978 and she survives him. He is also survived by his sons; Mark (Terry) Egley of MD, and Paul Cantrell of New Hudson, MI; daughters, Becky Cantrell of MD and Teresa Cantrell of MD; grandchildren, Lauren Egley, Nicholas Egley, Mathew Egley, Randi (Jeremiah) Barnett, Bryan Mitchell, Gabrielle Stuart, Tabitha Cantrell, Cady Cantrell, Joshua Cantrell, Alexis Cantrell, Angela Macri, Christina Cantrell, Allison Torsani, Linda Barker and great grandsons, Bryce Barnett and Preston Barker; brother, Robert (Ruth) Cantrell of FL. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Erik Cantrell and brothers Butch and Corbett Cantrell.
A celebration of life service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church in AuGres on, Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM. The family will receive visitors from noon until the time of the service. Refreshments will follow the service at the church. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.