Gary Allan Oskaboose

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Gary Allan Oskaboose

November 08, 1947 - October 08, 2018

Gary Allan Oskaboose Gary Allan Oskaboose, 70,of Peshawbestown, passed away on Monday at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. Gary was born Nov. 8, 1947 in Holland the son of Russell Albert Oskaboose and Mable Katherine (White Pigeon) Perkins.
Gary loved meeting people; he had a great sense of humor and loved to smile at everyone. Gary did not have children of his own, but he loved to make all his nieces and nephews laugh. He loved puzzles and riding his bike. He was the oldest brother of 10 siblings.
Gary is survived by two sisters, Mary Ann Antoine, of Peshawbestown, and Debra Jean Perkins, of Manistee; two brothers, William Ray Oskaboose, of Scottville, and Scott Anthony (Gail) Perkins, of Traverse City; eight nieces, Denise Speer, Karen Oskaboose, Pamela Antoine, Heather Antoine, Dawn (Mike) Penman, Stacy Speer, Michelle Oskaboose and Nicole Perkins; 12 nephews, Jeffory Speer, Douglas "Jon" Speer, Gregory Antoine, Richard Oskaboose, Daniel Irish, Mark Irish, Justin (Katie) Garn, David Shostak, Andrew Perkins, Anthony (Cassandra) Shostak, William (Gemini) Oskaboose, Joshua Perkins and John Oskaboose; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Cheryl Lynn Oskaboose, Virginia Kathryn Speer, Delores Clara Oskaboose and Joni Lynn Jones; one brother, Micheal Peter; four uncles, Joe Fisher, Calvin White Pigeon, Edward White Pigeon and Howard White Pigeon; one aunt, Virginia White Pigeon; and his grandparents, William and Clara White Pigeon.
Private family services have been held in Riverside Cemetery, Hamilton.
In lieu of flowers, Gary's family asks that you help an elder today.
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Arrangements are with the Martinson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Leelanau.
Published on October 11, 2018
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