2010-07-29 / Obituaries

Craig Michael Oster

Craig Michael Oster, 58, Lansing, died July 19, 2010, at his home.

A memorial service will be held July 31 at 11 a.m. at Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel. Interment will be in Roscommon Township Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 14, 1951 in Flint, the son of Kenneth M. “Bud” and Genevieve M. (Mazurek) Oster. He graduated from Houghton Lake High School in 1969 and then attended Michigan State University of which he has always been an avid fan. He was a lawn care specialist in the Lansing area for many years. In August of 1990, he married Mary L. Hutchinson. He was an avid hunter, outdoorsman and conservationist.

Preceding him in death were his parents and his wife, Mary in 2006.

Surviving are his son, Andrew Summers of Indiana; sister, Linda (Robert) Plackowski of Santa Clara, UT; nephew, Mark (Debbi Welch) Plackowski and children, Michala, Kenneth and Kyler of Lake Orion; two nieces, Renee Tomko and daughter Haley of Columbus, OH and Debra (Shawn) McCool and children Morghan and Ashton of Ft. Rucker, AL; his aunt, Madonna Palmer of Houghton Lake and numerous cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Michigan Bow Hunter’s or Michigan Conservation Club. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel is serving the family. Condolences can be shared online at www.christlerholdship. com.

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