Gerald Lyle Ellsworth – age 73 of Farwell passed away at his home on Saturday, May 16, 2020. Gerald was born in Detroit, Michigan to parents Allen Harold and Ila Mae Johnston Ellsworth on October 24, 1946. He married Janet Wilson on January 10, 1965 in Berkley, Michigan. Gerald worked for many years as a foreman in the automotive industry before becoming medically retired. He loved motorcycles, golf carts, taking care of his lawn, his pets, and mostly, he loved being a grandfather.
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Gerald will be dearly missed by those surviving him, his wife of 55 years, Janet Ellsworth, his children; Gerald Ellsworth, Jr., Dawn Saxton, Marcie (Bernard) Hurley, his grandchildren; Amanda Saxton, Desaree Stimmel, Nicholas Saxton, Shelby (Jon) Biel, Sydney Hurley and Kyle Hurley, Great grandchildren; Nevaeh, Harbor, Cassiday, McKenna, Leland, Kannon, and baby Biel, and a sister Denise (James) Maleszewski.
Gerald was preceded in death by both of his parents, Allen Harold and Ila Mae Ellsworth, a sister, Susan Goodyear, and his brother, Allen Ellsworth II.
According to his wishes, a cremation has taken place. There are no services planned at this time. Please share your memories and condolences with Gerald’s family online at www.CampbellStocking.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Campbell Stocking Funeral Home, Farwell.