George C. Garen
Died: Sunday, January 7, 2018
George C. Garen, 44 of St.Ignace passed away unexpectedly early Sunday morning, January 7,2018 at his home. He was born  March 23,1973 in  Cheboygan. His parents are David and Janet (Harris) Garen, of Mackinac Trail, Rudyard. He graduated from LaSalle High School class of 1991.He is the Meat Manager at Family Fare store in Cheboygan, formerly working in Petoskey and the Soo for Glens Market . He also worked for Mark Mullin as a Plumber for 5 years. He lived near Rudyard most his life before marriage to Nicole Vallier on  September 17,1994 in ST.Ignace. He was very active in Robotics at LaSalle High School for his daughter, and helped with the high school bowling team, never missing a game.  He never missed a game for either childrens high school sports events. He was a very hard worker and a skilled meat manager for Glens, and later Famlily Fare Stores. He was an avid fan of the ST..Ignace Auto Show, with his NovaSS..,
He is survived by his wife, Nicole; a son, Cole,  and a daughter, Alicia both  at home. his parents, David and Janet  Garen, Rudyard; in laws, Ernie and Kristine Vallier, ST.Ignace; siblings, Chester of Rudyard; Iris (Rodney) Jarvie, Pickford; Gale (Jerome) LaJoice, Pembine, WI.; Darlene Garen and William Bradford, Oak Harbor, WA., several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ardis on February 10,1975.
A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 10 at 2 pm at Dodson Funeral Home with Rev. Dave Tielbar officiating. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 pm at the funeral home. Burial of his ashes will be in Oaklawn Chapel Gardens in the spring. Those  wishing to remember George  may do so by donalions to the family in care of Dodson Funeral Home, St.Ignace who assisted with arrangements..
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January 9th, 2018 9:54 am
Dave, Janet and family, words can not express how sorry I am to hear this. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. RIP George. You will never be forgotten.
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