Gartner, George H., Bay City, Michigan

Passed away Monday, December 26, 2011, at Magnum Care, Saginaw. Age 89 years. George was born February 12, 1922 in Washtenaw County, Michigan to the late George P. and Anna I. (Nelson) Gartner. Following the death of his parents at a young age; George was raised by close family friends Lee and William Thoate. George married Ardelle Gartner, May 6, 1944. She passed away April 27, 1999. He served with the U. S. Army Air Corp. He was an avid gardener and wine maker. Surviving are several nieces and a nephew, and a sister and brother-in-law; Pat and Jim Whaley. Committal services will take place on Friday, December 30, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Oakwood Mausoleum. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Salvation Army.