OBITUARY

Erwin Herbert Guisbert

August 3, 1925March 30, 2018
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Erwin H. Guisbert, age 92 of Albion passed away Friday, March 30, 2018 at his home under the loving care of his family and Oaklawn Hospice. He was born August 3, 1925 in Kingston, Michigan the son of Edgar and Katherine (Stahl) Guisbert.

He married Marjorie L Allen and she preceded him in death on May 30, 1996, 1 month shy of their 50th wedding anniversary. Also preceding him in death are brother, RD (Irene) Guisbert, sister, Alice (Ron) Bird, two half-sisters, grandson, Christopher Merrill, Granddaughter, Meagan Merrill, brothers-in-law, James Kirkman and Paul Stotz.

Erwin was a friendly man who never met a stranger and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He was a Tiger’s fan and loved to tell stories. He was very talented and could build anything, was an automotive mechanic during his service in the U.S Army and later a Master transmission builder for Bilicke’s Oldsmobile for 38 years. He enjoyed crop and dairy farming, custom combining, tractor pulls in Springport where he pulled his beloved John Deere 60, which he affectionately named “Big John” and loved the outdoors. He also enjoyed sweets and deserts, the casino, especially the slots and played the violin.

The family had a locust tree in the front yard that was hit by lightning and caused the tree to twist into the shape of a cross that drew interest from news crews as well as people near and far. He leaves to cherish his memory wife, Charita J. Guisbert, son, David (Jane) Guisbert, daughters: Linda (Bill) Muller, Lisa (Mark) Smith, Nancy (Greg) Merrill, Laura (Roy) Clark, sister, Cloris Kirkman-Stotz, 14 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, several stepchildren and nieces and nephews. Erwin will be especially missed by his furry companion, Gizmo.

Visitation for family and friends will be Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 5-7 PM at the J. Kevin Tidd funeral Home, 811 Finley Dr., Albion.

Erwin’s family will celebrate his life on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the funeral home at 11:00 AM with Pastor Todd McLane officiating. Interment will follow with full Military Honors at Clarence Center Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the family or Oaklawn Hospice. To leave online messages of condolence, please visit www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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Sandra Hamilton-Courter

April 5, 2018

Our deepest sympathy to the family, especially to my friend Nancy. The love and care you gave to your father will be forever remembered by your family I'm sure. Your memories of the time spent with your father will carry you through the days ahead. He's resting now and he's happy, healthy, and reunited with your mom in Heaven.

Nancy Merrill

March 31, 2018

Miss you already .

Fran & Ken Gill

March 31, 2018

We would like to send our condolences to Irwin Guisbert family at this time of there loss. Ken and I will keep them all in our prayers. Sorry we could not be with you all at this very sad time just know you are all in our thoughts

Fran & Ken Gill
Weirsdale,Florida

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