George W. Ostrander

Birth: May 7th, 1929
Death: October 30th, 2015
Age: 86 years

George W. Ostrander

Age 86 of Elsie passed away Friday, October 30, 2015 at Ashley Care Center.

A Funeral service will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday November 3, 2015 at Nelson-House Funeral Homes Martin Chapel with Rev. John Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Marion Twp. Cemetery in Marion Township. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 2 to 8pm.

George was born on May 7, 1929 to John and Minnie (Snyder) Ostrander in Wheeler, Michigan. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. On May 23, 1952, he married the love of his life, Sylvia Mayhew. They raised 5 children together before she predeceased him in July of 1993.

George worked as a factory manufacturer for many years. Throughout his life, he enjoyed bowling, gardening, and attending as many Blue Grass Festivals as he could, but most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

George is survived by his children, George M. Ostrander, Vicky (Dan) Pupava, Sandy (Steve) Pupava, and David (Laurie) Ostrander; his 10 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild; his brother, Raymond. and his special friend Karen Kirby.

He is predeceased by his wife of over 40 years, Sylvia, and his daughter Laura Ostrander.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the V.A.

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