Acha, Gary and Christine, Buena Vista Township, Michigan


Devoted husband and wife passed away together in a tragic accident at their home Saturday, November 22, 2014. Gary Lynn Acha was born March 3, 1950 to Robert and Violet (Brandt) Acha, Christine Lorraine Brown was born October 14, 1949 to the late Harold W. and Verva L. (Dunn) Brown. They married on April 21, 1979 and were deeply dedicated to each other. Gary enjoyed fishing and working on cars. He worked as a precision tool grinder for over 40 years. Christine loved to decorate her home and took great pride in her crafts. She worked as a daycare provider at Great Beginnings Daycare for 11 years. Surviving are their children: Nichole Thompson, Ero Acha, and Gary Christopher Acha. Also, Gary's children: Jennifer Gunther, Claudia (Matt) Lapine, and Matthew (Heidi) Acha; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Gary also leaves his mother, Violet Acha; two brothers and one sister: Bobby (Vicki) Acha, Michael (Beverly) Acha, and Terri Wulf. Gary was predeceased by his father, Robert Acha. Christine also leaves one brother, William (Cheryl) Brown. They both are survived by many other loving family members and friends. Rev. Robert Richards will officiate a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 Midland Road (S. M-47). Friends are welcome to gather with the family at the funeral home on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial offerings may be made to the discretion of the Acha family. Sign the guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.reitzherzberg.com.