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Silver Lee Garske

June 19, 1933 ~ August 3, 2017 (age 84)

Silver Lee Garske, age 84, of Mattawan, formerly of Battle Creek, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017. She was born June 19, 1933 in Kalamazoo, Michigan the daughter of August and Vivian Garske. Silver earned both her Bachelor and Master Degree in Education from Western Michigan University and taught at Harper Creek Schools for 33 years, retiring in 1987. For many years she played fast pitch softball. Silver is survived by a sister Nancy in California, niece Margot Bemer and close friends Jack and Babe Patterson, Pam and Scott Smith, Don and Tommie Clark. She was preceded in death by her companion of many years Betty J. Clark. Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home with visitation from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Binder Park Zoo. www.henryfuneralhome.org


Charitable donations may be made to:

Binder Park Zoo
7400 Division Drive, Battle Creek MI 49014
Web: http://www.binderparkzoo.org



 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
August 8, 2017

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Richard A. Henry Funeral Home & Cremation Services
703 Capital Avenue SW
Battle Creek, MI 49015

Funeral Service
Tuesday
August 8, 2017

3:00 PM
Richard A. Henry Funeral Home & Cremation Services
703 Capital Avenue SW
Battle Creek, MI 49015


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