VANTINE, GERALD MARVIN “Jerry”; of Ortonville; died January 29, 2015 after a long term effects of a traumatic brain injury. Born June 11, 1946 in Goodrich, Michigan to the late James C. and Madeline (nee: Howes) Vantine, Sr. He is survived by one sister, Gwendolyn (John) Robinson; and one brother, James C. (Nadine) Vantine, Jr.; seven nieces and nephews, Gary, Scott, James D. and Charles Vantine, Glendene Robinson Lahr, Arthur Robinson, Courtney Vantine Heidrich; as well as his fondly appreciated cousin, Karen Pacer; and special friend, Tonya Frank. Jerry was a 1964 graduate of Brandon High School. He had a unique sense of humor that was full of one-liners to make people smile and laugh. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Monday, February 2, 2015 at COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME-ORTONVILLE. Interment will follow at Ortonville Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Brain Injury Association of Michigan. To send a condolence, go to in Daily Tribune on Feb. 1, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View guest book "Gwen & Jim, I was saddened to hear of the passing of my dear,..."- Jerry Cleveland Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Gerald Vantine Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Gerald Vantine Add a photo +