Eugene Minikey

Eugene Lyle "Gene" Minikey

Wednesday, March 1st, 1944 - Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Eugene “Gene” Minikey, age 75 of Sheridan, passed away at his home on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

Gene was a member of the Greenville American Legion Post 101 having proudly served his country in the United States Army. Not one to venture to far away from home, Gene loved being outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He loved spending time on his homemade porch swing and could be found there almost every Sunday and he also enjoyed going to the local racetracks.

Surviving Gene is his daughter, Kelly (Cliff Jr.) Niles of Sheridan; son, Tim (Amanda) Minikey of Sheridan; grandchildren, Kody (Josilyn) Tase of Greenville; Chase Minikey of Sheridan; Mackenzie Tase of Sheridan; Makaya Minikey of Sheridan; Lindsey Hawley of Sheridan; Chris Niles of Greenville; Sierra Niles of Sheridan; Jordan (Kylee) Niles of Greenville; Erin Minikey of Sheridan; great grandchildren, Melanie Tase of Greenville; Sawyer Niles of Greenville; sister, Sandy Ostrander of Stanton and his nephew, Brian Ostrander of Stanton.

Gene is preceded in death by his parents, Lyle & Norma (Caulkins) Minikey and his brother-in-law, Roger Ostrander.

A celebration of Gene’s life is being held on Monday, April 1, 2019 at Simpson Family Funeral Homes in Sheridan (246 S. Main Street) from 5-7 PM.

Memorial donations may be made in Gene’s memory to the Greenville American Legion and envelops will be available at the funeral home.
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  • Celebration of Life

    Monday, April 1st, 2019 | 5:00pm
    Monday, April 1st, 2019 5:00pm
    Simpson Family Funeral Homes - Sheridan
    246 S. Main Street
    Sheridan, Michigan 48884
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    Please feel free to come and go as your schedule allows between 5-7 PM.


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