December 14, 2018

Gerald T. "Tom" Steward

Died Nov. 17, 2018

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Gerald Thomas Steward, 81, of Standish passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at his residence with his family by his side.

He was born July 7, 1937, in Omer to the late William and Margret Eva (Jaynes) Steward. Gerald married Myrtle Teeples Nov. 26, 1960, in Napoleon. He worked for American Hoist for 22 years, Newcor for 14 years and Modern Machine for 10 years before retiring. Gerald enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, golfing, motorcycle riding and gardening. He also served his country by serving six years in the U.S. Army.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Myrtle; his four children, Doug Steward, Tammy (Vince) Quick, Steve (Mandy) Steward and Cathy (Jim) Kennedy; his 10 grandchildren, Lacy Jezak, Scott Jezak Jr., Somer Vanek, Katie Grohman, Steven Grohman, Jacob (Chelsea) Steward, Mathew Kennedy Jr., Ashlee Steward, Stephen (Taylor) Steward Jr. and Evan Steward; and 13 great-grandchildren. Gerald is survived by two brothers, Jim (Joan) Steward and Gene Steward.

He was predeceased by his parents; a daughter, Jean Grohman; three sons, Tim, Tom and Ted Steward; and five brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at 5 p.m. at the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home Standish Chapel, with Pastor John Tousciuk officiating. The family will greet family and friends Wednesday, Nov. 21, from 1 p.m. until time of service at 5 p.m. at the Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home Standish Chapel.

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