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Charmaine "Char" Gaiser

May 23, 1961 — May 31, 2024

Gladwin, MI

Charmaine "Char" Gaiser

Charmaine "Char" Gaiser, a beloved wife and mother, has peacefully passed away on May 31, 2024 in Gladwin, MI after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on May 23, 1961, in Saginaw, MI.

Char owned and operated West Michigan Automotive in the Saginaw Area.  Her true passion in life was the time she spent with her family, especially at Wiggins Lake where she found solace and joy. Her warm heart and kind soul touched the lives of all who knew her.

She survived is by her loving husband, Charles "Chuck" Gaiser; sons Andrew (Ryan Breig) Hodson, Adam (Annie) Gaiser, Charles Gaiser Jr., and September Muladore; her cherished best friend Laura Tanner; as well as her siblings Frederick Kuehn Jr. and Alicia Kuehn-Moore. Additionally, Char leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members, and her adored pets Bert and Elmo. Charmaine was predeceased by her parents Frederick J. and Caroline B. (West) Kuehn and her son Joseph Hodson.

Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2024 at St. Dominic Parish, St. Stephen Catholic Church, 2711 Mackinaw St. with burial at St. Andrew Catholic Cemetery.   Friends may visit with the family at the W. L. Case and Company Funeral Directors, 4480 Mackinaw Rd. on Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday at church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral liturgy. Please share your words of condolences with the family at

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Past Services


Wednesday, June 5, 2024

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 6, 2024

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Dominic Catholic Parish, St. Stephen Catholic Church

2711 Mackinaw Rd., Saginaw, MI 48602

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