Gulliver, Louis A. (Larry), Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011 at University Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Age 78 years. The son of the late Charles Gulliver and Gertrude (Zissler) Emeott and step-son of Arlene Gulliver, Louis was born May 2, 1933 in Blumfield Township, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany. Louis married Rosemary Nizinski, his loving wife of 56 years, on June 18, 1955. She survives him. He was employed in plant protection at General Motors for 30 years until his retirement in 1982. Louis was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. He enjoyed growing produce, collecting bargains and refinishing them for others, fishing, sports and hunting. Most of all, Louis loved being around family and friends. Surviving besides his wife Rosemary are four daughters and their spouses, Linda Soldan and Gene Ketchum, Cadillac; Sharon and Brad Lange, Saginaw; Brenda and Steve Baumann, Tucson, Arizona; Debra and Chris Hare, Freeland; nine grandchildren, Ryan and Monica Lange, Angela and Shaun Eisengruber, Adam Soldan, Evan, Benjamin and Laura Baumann, Jacob and Nicholas Hare; one great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Lange; two brothers, Shirle and Donna Gulliver and Wally Gulliver; a step-brother, Robert and Vera Dice; several nieces and nephews. Louis was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Karen Lynn Gulliver, one brother and one sister, Kenneth Gulliver and Joyce Powell, and by a step-sister Pat Alexander. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly will officiate with interment in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. www.snowfuneralhome.net