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Ernest M. Garmire

Ernest Marshall Garmire crossed over at the age of 89, on April 21, 2020 to join his beloved wife. Ernest also known Ernie, was born on December 9, 1930 in Wayland Michigan. Ernie was proceded in death by the love of his life, Rosalie Moreen Garmire,Grand Children: Nichole Lee Andrews, Luke Chad Andrews, Austin Robert Andrews and Todd Marshall Garmire. Ernie and Rosie met at the age of 16, they were inseparable. Married for 68 years they have four children: Sherry Lee Andrews (Robert), Steven Marshall Garmire (Renee), Kim Marie Taylor (Earnest), Karen Lynn Garmire: 9 Grandchildren: 13 Great Grandchildren: 2 Great Great Grandchildren and sisters Patricia Houston, Pamela Garmire, Donna Todd and Mary Jo Edelman. Ernie worked at Cozy Coach, Checker Motors and self employed until retirement at the young age of 76. Ernie loved to take Rosie to trips to Florida and never missed a color tour to upper Michigan. Their favorite place was Ludington. They cherished their time with family having campfires on their land. Ernie will be dearly missed by all.

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Sally Martin Apr 28 2020 8:24 PM

My first thought when I heard of ernie's death that he would be together with rosie. There's was a true love story. My heartfelt condolences to you all. He was such a kind, nice human being. When I was younger I always looked forward to a visit from them both. Rest in peace faithful servant.

Linda rehmeyer Apr 28 2020 5:34 PM

Our hearts go out to the extended Garmire family. Ernie was such a nice man and he will be missed greatly by all who knew him. Rich & Deb Butler

Deb Butler Apr 28 2020 4:27 PM

My memories of Ernie are all wonderful! I remember sitting by the fire at Steve and Renee's property many times with Rose and Ernie, Such great memories! RIP Ernie! Tony & Linda Austin

Tony Austin Apr 28 2020 11:51 AM

You were a great friend and now youre with my sweet beautiful friend Rose :rose:my sincere sympathy to your loving family and hugs to all :heart:

ClaraAustin Apr 28 2020 11:14 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ernest Garmire

ClaraAustin Apr 28 2020 11:10 AM

Love memories of growing up with my great grandparents. Grandpa and grandma coming out to the land, watching birds and sitting by the fire. Many celebrations, strawberry jam, and orange jello. Going to their house and picking a cookie out of the little drawer, always paired with a glass of milk or grandpa always offered his favorite little orange Gatorade. I loved my time with Grandpa Ern and Grandma Rose, until we meet again I love you :hearts:

Kassidy Apr 27 2020 11:08 PM

My grandpa loves to talk about the old days of going up north and going out with his cousins camping and fishing. He was a hard worker. I loved helping him roll up his binding rolls in the workshop. He loved to see the finished product of his beautiful rugs. He always had his lunch pal packed by grandma with love. Ill never drink a small pineapple juice in a can or orange gator without thinking about him. He loved to sit by the fire, watch the birds at the land and riding his mowers around. Many of my moments growing included my grandparents. It was always Ern and Rose. I loved seeing the love they had. I was blessed with the best. :heart::two_hearts: Until we meet again gramps, gram and Todd. I will love and miss you until then.

stephanie Apr 27 2020 9:59 PM

My heart goes out to this family once again. You all have had plenty of heartaches. Ernie and Rose were the absolute adorable couple. They loved their children unconditionally. We all can imagine what an amazing reunion that happened when Ern was greeted into the Streets of Gold and seeing our Father in Heaven saying the words Well Done My Good And Faithful Servant. And dont you just know the party that is going one being reunited with Rose, Todd, Dad, Josh, Warren and many others that have passed. You all keep looking over Tristan..that child is so loved Todd...he is just like you:heart: Your whole familys will keep him thriving. This family is Tristan Strong :muscle::skin-tone-6:.

Rhonda Zeluff Apr 24 2020 7:32 PM

You were truly an awesome cousin.I loved listening to the stories of what you and the Northrop boy's did growing up.I will miss all the laughter and you picking on me.You are now with the love of your life Rosie.love always your cousin Roxie

Roxie Dandrow Apr 24 2020 11:02 AM

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