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Gary Ray Kaiser

January 26, 1970 — October 26, 2021

Gary Ray Kaiser, age 51, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 in Alger, MI. He lived in West Branch, MI his entire life.

Gary was born on January 26, 1970 in West Branch to Gary and Claudia (Blamer) Kaiser.

He graduated from Ogemaw Heights High School in 1988. Throughout the years, he worked for Li’l Willies, Tom Wangler Mid State Mobile, West End Auto Wash, and West Branch Industries all in West Branch, Howe Racing in Beaverton and was currently employed with the Ogemaw County Road Commission for over 19 years as a county foreman.

Gary loved working in his pole barn with his son and dad, attending truck and tractor pulls, hunting, camping, coaching softball, 4-H, racing, and enjoyed singing country music. He especially loved his family and friends and spending time with them.

Gary is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Melissa Kaiser; children, Madison, Megan, and Kale Kaiser; father, Gary (Wanda) Kaiser; sister, Lauri (Greg) Landry; nieces and nephews, Carly and Garrett Landry and Jen (Jeremy) Griffis; dogs, Waylynn and Oreo; special friends, Roy, Sarah, and Corbin Smith; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and many more special friends.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Claudia; father-in-law, Bert Schick; grandparents, Floyd and Vera Kaiser and Claude and Sarah Blamer.

Visitation will begin at the Ogemaw County Fairgrounds in West Branch on Monday, November 1, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be at the fairgrounds on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Selkirk Cemetery. Minister Bill Sperow will officiate.

For visitation, the family asks that you wear your most comfortable hooded sweatshirt in honor of Gary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family.

Arrangements were handled by Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch. Online condolences can be shared at www.steuernolmclaren.com


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Visitation

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

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Burial

Selkirk Cemetery

, MI 48661

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