Gerald Edward Wirgau

Glennie, Michigan
October 13, 1930 - April 21, 2019

Visitations

Visitation for Gerald will take place 4-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019 and 10-11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Buresh Funeral Home, 121 S. Washington, Hale, Michigan 48739.

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington Street, Hale, Michigan 48739

Services

Funeral ceremony will follow Thursday at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. with military honors. Interment will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery in Oscoda, Michigan Thursday afternoon at 3:00 p.m.

Obituary Notice

Gerald Edward Wirgau, age 88, of Glennie, Michigan passed away Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 at his home with family by his side.
Gerald was born October 13, 1930 in Rogers City, Michigan to the late Theodore and Harriet (Ostrander) Wirgau. He enlisted in the United States ARMY in 1949 proudly serving until his honorable discharge in 1952. Gerald was a machinist in California working with the United States Government for Lockeed Martin Aircraft Company. After he retired in 1989, he moved to the Glennie area to enjoy woodworking, hunting, but mainly fishing the AuSable River. He was a member of the American Legion.
Gerald is survived by his loving wife, Shirley whom he married February 26, 2005 in Hale, Michigan; step children, William Inman, Theressa Schlink, Pamela Dowis, and Rodney Inman; four grandsons; four great grandsons; one great granddaughter; two great great granddaughters; sisters, Eleanor Hartman and Jo Telgeski; brother Glen Paull; and many nieces and nephews. IN addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Thelma; three sister and two brothers.
Visitation for Gerald will take place 4-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019 and 10-11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Buresh Funeral Home, 121 S. Washington, Hale, Michigan 48739. Funeral ceremony will follow Thursday at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. with military honors. Interment will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery in Oscoda, Michigan Thursday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com

Cemetery

Pinecrest Cemetery, Oscoda, Michigan

Condolences

Shirley, I'm sorry to hear of Gerald's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
— Ron Whitney

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