Neil V. McGuire

Turner, Michigan
September 8, 1925 - August 5, 2017

Visitations

Visitation for Neil will take place 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 7, 2017 and 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Buresh Funeral Home, 101 East Michigan Avenue, Au Gres, Michigan.

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home~Au Gres

Services

Funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Military honors will immediately follow at Sims~Whitney Township Cemetery in Au Gres, Michigan.

Obituary Notice

Neil V. McGuire, 91, of Turner, Michigan passed away Saturday morning, August 5, 2017 at his home with family by his side.
Neil was born September 8, 1925 to the late Thomas W. and Alice M. (Leuenberger) McGuire in Saginaw County’s Kochville Township. Neil joined the United States Army on December 22, 1944. He proudly served in the Philippines and Japan and was stationed at Fort Sheridan, Fort Hood, and West Point Academy . Neil achieved the rank of Corporal prior to his discharge on May 7, 1947. On January 10, 1953, Neil married the former Phyllis Pendred and together they started their family raising four children, Judy, Peggy, Thomas, and Dennis. Neil was a life-long produce farmer, he enjoyed hunting and spending time with family and friends.
Neil is survived by his loving wife of nearly 65 years, Phyllis; children, Judy (McGuire) Roth of Saginaw, Michigan, Thomas (Francine Hugo) McGuire of Turner, Michigan; Dennis (Karen Kulek) McGuire of Turner, Michigan; ten grandchildren, Kristine Blackmon, Chad (Amanda) Roth, Melissa (Jerry) Perrin, Tommy (Jordan Zimmer) McGuire, Kevin (Alaina) Roth, Kimberly (Ben) Sumey, Timmy (Brooke) McGuire, Carrie Roth, Sarah (Travis Byard) McGuire, Patrick McGuire; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Neil was preceded in death by his daughter, Peggy McGuire and son-in-law, Kim Roth.
Visitation for Neil will take place 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 7, 2017 and 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Buresh Funeral Home, 101 East Michigan Avenue, Au Gres, Michigan. Funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Military honors will immediately follow at Sims~Whitney Township Cemetery in Au Gres, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice Compassus, 3301 West Houghton Avenue, West Branch, Michigan 48661, Arenac County Veterans, PO Box 747, Standish, Michigan 48658, or Juvenile Diabetes Association, www.jdrf.org or JDRF 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com

Memorials

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice Compassus, 3301 West Houghton Avenue, West Branch, Michigan 48661, Arenac County Veterans, PO Box 747, Standish, Michigan 48658, or Juvenile Diabetes Association, www.jdrf.org or JDRF 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com

Cemetery

Sims~Whitney Township Cemetery

Condolences

Dear Judy and all family members, So sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. Russ and I so enjoyed visiting with him over the years. Sending our love and hugs during this hard time.

Sincerely Nancy and Russ Wise
— Nancy and Russ Wise
Please accept our sincere sympathy. Quite a few years ago I worked on their vegetable farm and really enjoyed it. I am so sorry to hear this Phyllis.
— Lewis and Connie Ostrander

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