Age 90, Lansing, passed away December 10, 2011. He was born in Reed City, MI on March 11, 1921, the son of Riley and Myrtle Schermerhorn. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He retired from the printing industry.

He is survived by his daughter, Karen (Bob) Placer; grandchildren, Troy Placer, Todd (Debbie) Placer, Nikole (Ray) Haring; and great-grandchildren, Justene, Zackary, and Skilar Placer, and Cole and Elaina Haring.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 15, 2011 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lansing Stoneleigh Residence.

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5 Messages to “Gilbert D. Schermerhorn”

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    Bob & Patty Wardlaw Says:

    I know Gil is in a better place with no more pain. We have the memories to hold on to, and there are many. Gil was like a father to Bob and me and we loved him so much and he knew it. We thank God for blessing us all for all the wonderful years he was in our life. Rest in Peace. Love you Buddy!! See you in heaven.

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    Paul and Marietta Hein Says:

    Gil was a wonderful friend. We sure enjoyed his smile, warm greetings, conversations and loyal participation at PRIME 50+ events and worship services at Pennway Church. Our sympathy and prayers go out to his whole family during this time of great loss. Gil will also will be missed by his many friends.

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    Dorreen Clements Says:

    Karen and family, we are so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I sure have fond memories of him and your Mom during my many visits to Baldwin. He was a wonderful person! You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

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    Karl and Shirley Priest Says:

    Our Deepest Sympathy, Our thoughts and Prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort !! He was such a Great Person and will be missed !! Gil RIP Love You !

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    Ted and Karen Younts Says:

    We were very sorry to hear about Gill’s passing. It was a pleasure knowing him the past several years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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