Gilman, Gerald “Jerry” D., Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Heartland Saginaw after a lengthy illness. Age 84 years. Gerald was born on June 6, 1929 to the late David and Florence (Graves) Gilman in Bay City. He married June Hagenauer of Saginaw in 1959. She predeceased him. He worked at Helfrecht’s Machine Shop in Saginaw. He enjoyed working with wood. He also enjoyed having coffee with his friends at Fuzzy’s Restaurant. He is survived by his sister, Barb Merry of Kansas City, Missiouri; a step-son and step-daughter and their spouses, Terry and Linda Collier and Judy and Jack Haveman of Saginaw; a grandson, Steve Schutheiss of Saginaw; three granddaughters, Shawn Knodel, Kelley Schultheiss and Sherman and Jodi Collier; many great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two nieces and one nephew; nine great nieces and nephews and three great-great nieces and nephews all of Kansas City, Missouri. Gerald was preceded in death by an infant daughter Sharon and a grandson, Chad Collier. Honoring Mr. Gilman’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Heartland Health Care Center. www.snowfuneralhome.net