John L. Wilson

Hale, Michigan
August 16, 1947 - October 6, 2016


Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 4-8 pm.

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home, Hale


Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 11:00 am.

Obituary Notice

John L. Wilson, age 69, of Hale, formerly of Millington, passed away at his home on Thursday, October 6, 2016 with his family at his side. He was born on August 16, 1947 in Pontiac, MI to James & Jeane (Bertelsen) Wilson. John was a master carpenter. He served in the US Navy during the Viet Nam Era. He married Jeri Waters in 1976 in Millington. He loved gardening, woodworking, flying his drone and fishing. John worked with Relay for Life and was a former member of the Hale Eagles.

John is survived by his wife, Jeri of Hale; daughters, Brandi Wilson of Hale, Sheena (Ronald) Haven of Standish, Heather Wilson; grandchildren, Tristen, Cameron, Makenzie & Ashton; parents, James & Jeane Wilson of Marlette; sister, Susan (Rob) Snow of Marlette; brothers, Jim (Dawn) Wilson of Lapeer, Bruce Wilson of Marlette. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Michelle Wilson.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 4-8 pm at the Hale Chapel of the Buresh Funeral Home. Services will be on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 11:00 am at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery in Hale. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Condolences may be made to the family at


Memorials to the Family


Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery


Brandi, I offer my deepest sympathy and sincerest condolences to you and your family on the loss of father.
— Steve Nothdruft
Brandi we are so sorry to hear about your dad. Our thoughts, prayers and sympathy are with you.
— Vince & Becky Tumminello & Boys
I'm so very sorry. God bless your family
— Pam Mirakian Tomaszewski

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