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“Diana, so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Our thoughts and prayers for your family. ”
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“Diane and Ross, I am so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. I have special memories of not just Gary, but your whole family. You are in my thoughts...Read More »
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“Diana so sorry to here of Gary's passing. Our prayers are with you and family at this time....Allen & Esther Thornton ”
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“Diana and Ross my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time and always. ”
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Vassar, Michigan

Gary Lee Whaley, age 64 years, passed away suddenly at his residence on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. He was born on July 22, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan, the son of the late Fay and Alice (Leckrone) Whaley. Gary graduated from Vassar High School in 1968. He was employed at General Motors for over 30 years, retiring from Grey Iron in 2005. Gary enjoyed being out on his boat, fishing, hunting and going on trips to the casino.

Surviving family include his sister, Diana (Carson) Waterman; brother, Ross Whaley; and his niece and nephews; Jennifer Hubert, Jason Collis, Troy (Heather) Waterman and Steve (Cindy Thomas) Waterman. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Fay and Alice.

Funeral service will be at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at the Penzien-Steele Funeral Home, 149 N. Main St. in Vassar. Pastor James Plocher officiating. The family will greet friends on Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00. Those desiring may make contributions to the Family of Gary Whaley.