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Michael James Gier

January 20, 1965 ~ April 5, 2020 (age 55)

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Michael James Gier, 55, a lifelong resident of the Fox Lake area, passed away peacefully, Sunday, April 5, 2020, at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Zion, with his wife at his side.  He was born January 20, 1965, in McHenry, to John and Lynn (nee Booth) Gier.

Michael was a foreman for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 134, and had been a union electrician for over 25 years.  He enjoyed spending time with this family, golfing, vacationing in Florida, and was looking forward to taking his grandson on a trip to Kissimmee, Florida.

Survivors include his wife, Rita (nee Pousson-Saldivar); sons, Jeffery and Nicholas Gier, Dustin, Derrick, and Dillon Pousson, and Deon Lopez; grandson, Lincoln Pousson; parents, John and Lynn Gier; and mother-in-law, Dominga (the late Inocencio) Saldivar.

A celebration of Michael’s life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Michael’s name may be made to Gateway for Cancer Research (for Leukemia Research), 500 Remington Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173, 888-221-2873, or www.GatewayCR.org. You may also help offset Michael's medical, funeral, and future celebration of life expenses by visiting www.gofundme.com/f/support-expenses-for-michael-gier.

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A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


Gateway for Cancer Research
500 Remington Rd., Schaumburg IL 60173
Tel: 1-888-221-2873
Web: https://bit.ly/2R8Wk0n

The family of Michael Gier
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