Obituary: Geoffrey Schrink, 51, Fountain.

February 28, 2018

Obituary: Geoffrey Schrink, 51, Fountain.

The family of Geoffrey F. Schrink aged 51 of Fountain are deeply saddened by the untimely death of their beloved son and brother on Monday, February 26, 2018.

Geoff was born on September 23, 1966 in Kalamazoo and attended Mason County Central Schools, graduating in 1984.  For the next several years he worked at Hankwitz Heating & Cooling while he built a new home.  In 1989 he chose to enlist in the United States Air Force and received training as an Air Traffic Controller stationed at Selfridge AFB in Michigan.  Geoff earned the Air Force Longevity Service award, Air Force Training Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, the NCO Professional Military Education Ribbon, the Air Force Good Conduct Medal, and served during Operation Desert Shield/Storm.  He received his discharge from active duty in 1996 when Selfridge transitioned to a National Guard base and became employed by the Department of Defense where he served in the same capacity until 2005.  Geoff was also a member of the United States Naval Reserve and the Air National Guard.

Geoff was a loving, compassionate, generous man who will be sorely missed by his mom and step-dad Skip and Doc McCumber of Fountain; his brothers, George Schrink and Robert (Melanie) Schrink; his stepsister and stepbrother, Julie and Glenn McCumber; nephews, Stephan and Hunter Schrink; his niece Jordan Schrink; and his former wife, Sonda Foster Schrink.

Geoff was preceded in death by his father George H. Schrink, his sister Dawn Virginia Shrink, his niece Megan Marie Schrink, his grandfather Eugene Christman, and his grandmother Virginia Knapp.

A memorial service will be held for Geoffrey at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Bachelor Evangelical Covenant Church in Sheridan Township with Pastor Jay Piper officiating.  Friends may gather with his family for a time of remembrance on Thursday evening, March 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services – Stephens Funeral Home in Scottville.  Those who wish to remember Geoff with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Edwin Ewing American Legion Post 76 Building Fund in Ludington.

Please visit Geoff’s memory page at www.wymanfuneralservice.com to leave a tribute of Geoff for his family or to light a candle in his memory.

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