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Gerald Alan Reamer

March 02, 1949 - January 06, 2020



Gerald Alan Reamer of Cadillac passed away Monday, January 6, 2020 at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital. He was 70.

Al was born March 2, 1949 in Cadillac to Gerald Jerome and Margaret Eleanor (Zenner) Reamer and they preceded him in death.

He graduated from Cadillac High School in 1967 and later attended Central Michigan University. He served honorably in the United States Navy.

Al worked at Cadillac Rubber and Plastics for 25 years. He later worked at Positive Chimney for about 20 years, specializing in log home maintenance. Al was a hard worker and passed on that work ethic to his children. He was a master repairman, repairing anything for anyone who asked for help.

Al enjoyed league bowling at Parkview Lanes for many years. He loved spending time at “The Woods”; building epic bonfires, playing croquet and horseshoes and deer hunting. Al hosted an annual Memorial Day campout and loved spending time with friends at trout camp.

He is survived by his children: Travis (Angie) Reamer of Negaunee and Andrea (Russell) Williams of Naples, Florida; grandchildren: Lucas and Landen Reamer and Ava and Tyler Williams; his life partner Leanne Blue of Cadillac and her children: Kevin Blue and Paul Blue; siblings: Tom, Mike (Candy), Dan, Dave, and Curt Reamer and Melissa (Steve) Schuiling; many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and special friends.

Al was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Steve.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, January 10, 2020 at Peterson Funeral and Cremation Services with Deacon Frank Kopasz officiating. Friends may meet the family Thursday from 5-7 PM at the funeral home and from 10- 11 AM prior to the service. His final resting place will be Mount Carmel Cemetery in Cadillac.

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  • Mike and Joyce Herbert - Jan 7th, 2020 5:19 pm

    "We are never prepare for losing a parent or love one. Just remember all the good times. Our love and prayers are with you and your family. "

  • Nick Pepera - Jan 7th, 2020 6:31 pm

    "So sorry to you and the family Andrea. My thoughts are with you all during this difficult time."

  • Marge Blevins-Reardon - Jan 7th, 2020 9:45 pm

    "Melissa, Sorry for the sadness and sorrow your family is enduring at this time. Peace will come in time by the fond memories you keep locked in your heart. ❤️ Marge"

  • Brandon, Kati, Haley and Emily Miller - Jan 8th, 2020 4:30 am

    "Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. We send our comfort and love. "

  • Ruth (Soles) Crowley - Jan 8th, 2020 4:46 am

    ". May God give you comfort & peace during this time. (I went to high school with Al)"

  • Bruce & Jean McGeoch - Jan 8th, 2020 5:31 am

    "This is one of the most hardest experience we as children most go through. Remember you have friends and family who are praying and surrounding you and your family with love. May your father find peace and joy in heaven. "

  • Don Coon - Jan 8th, 2020 12:36 pm

    "Please accept my condolences to the family. I graduated with Alan from Cadillac High School Class of 1967. He was a good friend and I have many fond memories. The earth has lost a good person, but Heaven has gained a wonderful angel. My condolences, Don Coon"

  • Stockton family - Jan 8th, 2020 5:13 pm

    "Thinking of you all during this difficult time. Sending prayers and hugs 🙏"

  • Marsha Anderson - Jan 8th, 2020 5:40 pm

    "Fond memories of Al, heart goes out to the family!🙏"

  • Kathy (Jeffs) Mattson - Jan 8th, 2020 6:04 pm

    "We met Al and Marlene many years ago when Bob and Al were in the Navy. Many found memories of fun times. My condolences to his family."

  • Buzz & Karen Long - Jan 10th, 2020 6:59 am

    "Just too many great memories through 12 years of school together...St Ann's and CHS. I'll never forget all the wonderful times we had. Our condolences to all. Rest in peace buddy."

  • Connie Belanger - Jan 10th, 2020 7:44 pm

    "So sorry for the loss of family. I will fondly always remember Uncle Al. "

  • Shari and Lori (Reamer twins) - Jan 13th, 2020 6:32 am

    "So sorry for your loss. We are gibs daughters. I remember visiting Uncle Gerald’s family in Cadillac. Alan was always so nice."

  • Craig and June Hinsley - Jan 27th, 2020 2:38 am

    "We were so saddened to hear about Al's passing. We had many laughs with him through the years! We send our love and prayers for LeeAnn and his family!"

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