Garrett William Sias, Sr. 77, of Cheboygan, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Medilodge in Rogers City. He was born June 3, 1943 in Cheboygan, the son of William and Luella (Reynolds) Sias.
Garrett spent most of his working years as a painter on the Mackinaw Bridge, spending almost 25 years in the UAW. He loved to hunt, fish, camp, and especially ride his motorcycle. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed working on cars and woodworking, handcrafting nativity scenes and tribal drumsticks.
Garrett is survived by his wife Mary Sias, four children, Rick, Garrett Jr. (Dana), David Sias, and Lynn (Troy) Hall, grandchildren Courtney and Sara Madsen, Floyd Sias, Karah Howard, Tyler (Bre), Austin (Erica), and Tirsah-Joy (Dan) Sias, and Adriana, Kordelle, and Zacuray Hall. Garrett is also survived by ten great grandchildren and one more on the way, siblings Sandy (Dale) Houle, Phyllis Brown, Keith (Louise) Sias, and Robert (Michelle) Sias, and many, many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Garrett was preceded in death by his parents, daughter-in-law, Lisa, sister, Pat Appleford, and brothers-in-law, Leo Appleford and Mitch Brown.
A service will be held at the Cheboygan Community Wesleyan Church on Saturday, January 16 at 11:00am with family greeting friends one hour prior. Pastor Matt Reisinger will officiate.
The Nordman-Christian Funeral Home is taking care of the arrangements.
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