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Elmer E. Gorte
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1917
Saginaw
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 2011
Midland
Midland County
Michigan, USA

Gorte, Elmer E. passed away March 14, 2011 at Mid Michigan Hospital in Midland, Michigan after a brief illness.
Mr. Gorte was born April 18, 1917 in Saginaw.

He served with the U. S. Army in the Pacific Theater of Operation during World War II.
He was a Deputy with the Saginaw County Sheriff's Department for a few years and later was employed by General Motors as Plant Security Supervisor for over 30 years and retired in 1974.

Elmer married Vivian Graham on August 1, 1942 and she preceded him in death on February 7, 1999. He later married Ann Weir in 2007 and she survives him.

Elmer was a member of Countryside Trinity Church, F & AM Lodge 155, and the V.F.W. Post 1566.

He is survived by his wife Ann Weir; 2 daughters, Michelle Sharp of Nebraska, and Lori (Mark) Clements of Saginaw; 6 grandchildren, Stacie, Tiffany, Ian, Ryan, Aaron, and Kimberly, and Great-Grandchildren.

He was preceded by a daughter, Sharlene Beechler; and by a granddaughter, Shari Hodges.

Funeral Service will take place 11:00 a.m. Friday at Countryside Trinity Church, 4690 Weiss Road in Saginaw. Rev Ken Parker will officiate. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Full Military Honors accorded by V.F.W. #1566.

Friends may call at Cederberg-Brietzke Funeral Home, 403 N. Michigan Ave. on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Millie Gorte Reynolds (1894 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  Vivian L. Graham Gorte (1919 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elmer E. Gorte (1917 - 2011)
  Nelson David Reynolds (1927 - 1985)*
  Robert E Reynolds (1931 - 1957)*
  Willard Jerry Reynolds (1933 - 1994)*
  William J. Reynolds (1933 - 2000)*
  Marion G. Reynolds Peirson (1935 - 1999)*
  Richard Edward Reynolds (1937 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Saginaw
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Thomas Ladner
Originally Created by: J. Cooper
Record added: Mar 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66987118
Elmer E. Gorte
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Elmer E. Gorte
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