Gary A. “Buddy” McElwain
Gary A. “Buddy” McElwain, 37, of Three Oaks, Michigan died at his home Wednesday afternoon, August 7, 2013 surrounded by his family.
Gary was born March 21, 1976 in Berrien Springs, Michigan. He grew up in Galien and attended school there until the 7th grade. He graduated from River Valley High School in 1994. On September 18, 1999 he married the former Jaime Motz in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Gary enjoyed spending time with his son, his family and his many friends. He loved attending and watching Notre Dame football games. Gary was employed as a Certified Sleep Technician at Cedarwood Medical Center in St. Joseph, Michigan
Gary is survived by Jaime, his son Logan, parents Mary (Larry) Olson of Three Oaks and Gary (Sherrie) McElwain of Benton Harbor, his sister Mandi Allen of Mechanicsburg, Virginia, brother-in-law Aaron (Leslie) Kaminski of Union Pier, Michigan, nieces Monica Kaminski and Mary Kate Allen, nephews Stephen and Danny Allen, Joshua and Jimmy Kaminski. He was preceded in death by his sister Melissa Kaminski in 2007 and his brother-in-law Kent Allen in 2006.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, August 10, 2013 at Pobocik Funeral Home in Three Oaks, Michigan with Mr. Garry Lange as Celebrant.
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