Monday, April 18, 2016
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Life Story Funeral Homes - Rupert, Durham, Marshall & Gren
120 South Woodhams Street
Plainwell, MI 49080
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Life Story / Obituary
Dick Gangwer, age 86 of Plainwell passed away with family at his side on April 15, 2016 at his home. Dick was born on July 2, 1929 to Harry & Vietta (Brown) Gangwer. Visit with his family and friends on Monday, April 18 from 4:00 to 6:00 at the Life Story funeral Home in Plainwell; 120 S. Woodhams St. (269 685-5881). Dick’s family includes his wife of 63 years, Jeannine; his children: Michael (Susan) Gangwer of Valdosta, GA and Jeannice Wisnaski of Plainwell, MI; his sister-in-law Carol Gangwer of Cincinnati, OH and a brother-in-law David Niley of Greenville, OH; 4 grandchildren: Zachery Robert (Nicole) Gangwer, Gretchen Adie (Vinny) O’dea, Jacob Taylor Wisnaski and Matthew Richard Wisnaski; 1 great grandchild Sawyer Michael Gangwer as well as several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Robert Gangwer and his sister Karen Niley. Dick served his country proudly during the Korean War in the United States Air Force. He worked for the American Aggregates Corp. until he retired. His cremains will be interred at Ft. Custer National Cemetery with military honors at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or Wings of Hope Hospice.