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Jack V. Gossett, 71, of Traverse City, Michigan, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. He was born on Nov. 20, 1945 in Anderson, and was the only child of Fred and Dorothy (Hannon) Gossett.
After graduating from Xavier University, Jack received his medical degree from Indiana University Medical School. While in the United States Army, he served in the 121 Army Evacuation Hospital in Seoul, South Korea and later stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. Jack returned to Indiana to jointly begin his practice, Northside ENT, in Indianapolis.
Retiring after 27 years, he moved to northern Michigan to continue his outdoor love of cycling, cross country skiing, geology and spending time with family.
Jack is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marnie; his daughters, Amy Boros (Mike) of Traverse City, Carrie Hannigan (Jim) of Zionsville; and four grandchildren, Maggie, Henry, Jimmy and Jack.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 4 at 11 a.m. with a visitation held one hour prior at Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home in Traverse City.
Memorial contributions in Jack's name may be directed to Doctors Without Borders or The Cowell Cancer Center in Traverse City.
Kindly share your thoughts and memories with Jack's family by way of his online guest book by visiting www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on October 27, 2017
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