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Jerry Garland

May 19, 1949 May 12, 2019
Jerry Garland
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Obituary for Jerry Garland

Jerry Garland
Pinckney, MI

His Legacy…Jerry Garland, age 69, passed away, May 12, 2019. Jerry was born in Detroit, MI on May 19, 1949 to John L. and Betty Jean (Shull) Garland. He married the love of his life, Kathy Hotsinpiller, in February of 1969, in Detroit, MI and they spent 50 wonderful years together. Jerry served in the US Army, stationed in Vietnam. Jerry was employed by GM for 33 years, spending time at Detroit Diesel, Hydramatic and Pontiac Powertrain. He was a member of American Legion Pinckney Post #419. Jerry was a NASCAR fan and enjoyed spending time with his family.

His Family…Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Kathy; sons, Jerry (Stephanie) Garland and Mark (Sherelyn) Garland; grandchildren, Sara, Alex and Mikala; brother, Gary (AnnMarie) Garland; niece and nephews, Laura, John and Joe. He is preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Barbara.

His Farewell…Jerry’s family and friends will gather, Saturday, May 25, 2019 at American Legion Pinckney Post #419 from 1:00-5:00PM. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Legion Pinckney Post #419. Please leave a message of comfort to the Garland family by calling 1.877.231.7900 or sign the guestbook at

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Memorial Contribution

American Legion Post 419

9807 Whitewood Rd
Pinckney, MI 48169

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