MIDORA GARY July 7, 2011. Age 66. Special friend to Steve Saunders. Dear brother of Doreen (Fredric) Braeseker, Dahn, John (Cally), and Nancy (Lawrence) Umerlik. Loving uncle of David (Lynn) Braeseker, Sondra Braeseker, Leslie Braeseker, Troy (Kristy) Midora, Amy (David) Roose, Mark (Liz) Umerlik and Miko Midora. Also survived by great nieces and nephews Nicholas, Alex, Mikel, Midora Marjon, Olivia, Ethan and Emily. Gary loved to be with family. It was a joy to him to bring family together. Gary flourished in life with his many interests of art, music, world travels, cooking and patriotism. Gary was very generous, fun loving, adventurous and was loved by everyone he touched. Family will receive visitors Sunday 3-9 p.m. at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, 8809 Wayne Rd. (at Joy Rd.). Vigil service Sunday at 7 p.m. Memorial visitation Monday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Colette Catholic Church, 17600 Newburgh Rd. (N. of Six Mile Rd.), Livonia, until time of Memorial Mass at 10:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to Susan G. Komen for the cure of breast cancer. Share a "Memorial Tribute" with the family at griffinfuneralhome.com.
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Doreen and family, I was so sorry to hear Gary passed. May the love of family and friends comfort you during this time of sadness. I won't be able to visit, but you can call me if you have time. (313) 429-9091
I was so sad to hear about Gary passing. He was one of the finest men I knew. My prayers will be with his family and friends.
Loss of a friend, shared sorrow with his loved ones, emptiness being thankful for shared time and joy in remembrance. Journey on dear Gary. Love, Shim