Families spend time with loved ones at Great Lakes National Cemetery – mlive.com

“We have pictures on the wall, we have pictures on the fridge,” said Tyrrell, sitting with family members in front of a smooth, white marble headstone Sunday afternoon at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly Township.

The headstone bears the name Lapeer resident Gail L. Tyrrell, a U.S. Navy seaman who served in Korea and died in March 2015 at the age of 82.

“I just miss the heck out of him,” said Hank Tyrrell, whose son Thomas called his late grandfather “everybody’s superhero,” always willing to step up in a time of need for those around him.

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