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 Gary Lee Wilson

Gary Lee Wilson

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Death 24 Jan 2001 (aged 39)
Burial Antrim County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 17304652 · View Source
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KEWADIN - Gary Lee "Gare Bear" "Fe-Fe" Wilson, 39, of Kewadin, died on Sunday.
He was born on April 21, 1961, in Traverse City, the son of James and Delora V. (Bird) Wilson, Sr.
Mr. Wilson was a day care provider. Prior to that he was self-employed and was also employed at Nish-Nah-Bee Industries. He also had worked as a drywall hanger and finisher, and as a bill poster. He was a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and the Kewadin Indian Mission Church. He loved sports and coaching his nephews and nieces in various sports. He also loved animals, especially his dog, McGee.
He is survived by five sisters, Julia (Oliver) Leaureaux of Suttons Bay, Joyce (Allen) John of Kewadin, Nancy (Ernie) Chippewa of Traverse City, Donna Wilson of Traverse City and June (Eddie) Wilson of Kewadin; sister-in-law Shirley Bennett of Traverse City; two brothers, Joseph (Rhonda) Wilson of Traverse City and James (Jolene) Wilson Jr. of Twin Lakes; four special aunts, Mary Lou King of Kewadin, Angeline Genia of Charlevoix, Beverly Crampton of Grand Rapids and Alice Bird of Grand Rapids; one favorite uncle, Al Anderson of Kewadin; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Moses, Donald, Percy and Charles Wilson; two nieces, Twyla Shomin and Terrilyn Wilson; and one nephew, Ollie Leaureaux.
Visitation will take place on Wednesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Kewadin Indian Mission Church, with a wake service at 7:30 p.m. both days.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. from Kewadin United Methodist Church, with Rev. Thomas John officiating. Interment will be in Kewadin Indian Mission Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Kewadin Indian Mission Building Fund.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Elk Rapids Chapel of Covell Funeral Homes.


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  • Created by: Tom Ghering
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17304652
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gary Lee Wilson (21 Apr 1961–24 Jan 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17304652, citing Kewadin Indian Mission Cemetery, Antrim County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Tom Ghering (contributor 46787966) .