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Hazel D. Overmyer

October 23, 1972 — March 14, 2020

Hazel D. Overmyer

MEMORIAL SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS HAVE NOW BEEN FINALIZED: A graveside memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Elmwood Cemetery in Grayling.

Hazel D. Overmyer, 47 of Gaylord, passed away at home on Saturday, March 14, 2020 surrounded by her family.

Born in Flint, Michigan on October 23, 1972, she was the daughter of Harry H. and Nancy A. (Beek) Shemka.

After the death of her father in 1984, Hazel moved to Mio with her mother and brothers, in 1995 she moved to Grayling.  Hazel and her family also lived in Georgia for a few years and she had lived in Gaylord for the last 10 years.

For the last several years, Hazel has enjoyed her work as a pharmacy technician at the Gaylord Walmart Pharmacy.  She previously worked at Walmart as a cake decorator, which she had also done while working at Family Fare in Grayling.

Hazel enjoyed craft projects, attending arts and crafts shows and cake decorating.  She enjoyed vacations, spending time with her family and “enjoying life to the fullest.”

Hazel is survived by Dale, her husband 14 years, whom she married in Grayling on February 14, 2006.  Also surviving are her children, Joshua M. Hermann and Charlene K. Hermann both of Gaylord; her mother, Nancy Shemka of Luzerne; brothers, Dave Shemka of Luzerne and John (Patricia) Shemka of Idlewild; as well as her extended family and friends.  She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Harold “JR” Shemka Jr.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Elmwood Cemetery in Grayling.  Those who wish are asked to consider memorial contributions to her family.

Arrangements are by Gaylord Community Funeral Home & Cremation Service.  Please share your memories and personal messages with the family at

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