Berl Gier

Obituary of Berl Gier

Berl Gier ADRIAN - Berl Bradish Gier, age 85, of Adrian, died Wednesday, December 28, 2011, at the Wind Haven Garden House Assisted Living in Temperance, MI. He was born May 31, 1926, in Adrian to John A. and Elsie E. (Bradish) Gier. On March 24, 1989, he married Dorothea (Dennis) Berry in Reno, NV and she survives. Berl had been employed by the Waste Water Treatment for Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority for 26 years. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1946. Berl was a member of the Moose Lodge #1034, the VFW Post #1584, and the American Legion Post #97. In addition to his wife, Dorothea, he is survived by a son, David (Susan) Gier of Oregon; four daughters, Vallery (William) Dietrich of New Buffalo, MI, Carol Y. Long of Buffalo Grove, IL, Sheryl (Henry) Soto Sr., of Manitou Beach and Angela (Daniel) Colf of Adrian; two step-children, Jackie (Jon Dennis) Huston of Eaton Rapids, MI and Lori Lawler of Peoria, AZ; a brother, Earl (Louise) Gier of Adrian; a sister, Louise Phipps of Onsted; many grandchildren; step-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and step-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian. Funeral services for Berl will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian with Reverend Lloyd Jewett officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the V.F.W. Annis-Fint Post #1584, at the Veterans Memorial Flag Garden at the Anderson Funeral Home immediately following the funeral service. Cremation will follow the military service with burial of cremains at a later date in Oakwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.
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