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Obituary for Carl J. Gorsline

Carl J. Gorsline, age 84 of Galesburg, MI passed away November 23, 2019 surrounded by his family, friends, and caregivers. Carl was born on January 24, 1935 in Kalamazoo, the son of Carl K. and Mabel M. (Smith) Gorsline. Carl graduated from Athens High School and was a farmer and truck driver all his life. Carl married Sandy Baker in 1959 and lived in the Galesburg area. He was on the Galesburg Fire Department for thirty nine years and a member of the Kalamazoo County Mounted Division Sheriff Posse. Carl is survived by his daughters, Carla Gorsline and Alisa McFeters; two granddaughters; three great grandsons; brother, Ken (Jerri) Gorsline; foster siblings, Dale, Joe, and Linda Anderson; ex-wife, Sandy Gorsline; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. A military honor service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Please note, attendance at Fort Custer is limited to 20 individuals and all attendees must wear a mask or face covering. Memorial contributions to the Galesburg Fire Department will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or leave a condolence for Carl's family.