Icesis Shanielle McGairty, age 2 months, of Sturgis, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Dec. 29, 2009, at the Sturgis Hospital emergency room.
She was born Oct. 12, 2009, in Kalamazoo, a daughter of Shanda Ramirez and Kajuan Dean.
She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Shanda and Trae McGairty of Sturgis; father, Kajuan Dean of Sturgis; three brothers, Trey Landon Beeler, Traevon McGairty and Dayton McGairty; two sisters, Shonda Imig and Braela McGairty; grandparents, Greg and Hope Kinsey of Sturgis, Jesse Ramirez of Oklahoma, Frances and Gene Dean of Sturgis, Annicke Robinson of Chicago and William C. McGairty of Kansas; great grandmother, Herimina Zavala of Kansas and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at the Hackman Family Funeral Homes Rosenberg Chapel, Sturgis.
Funeral services celebrating the life of Icesis McGairty will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Sturgis. The Rev. James Bender will officiate. A graveside committal will follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Babyland in Sturgis.
Memorial donations to the family would be appreciated to help with expenses, c/o: Shanda McGairty, 1370 Cato Lane, Sturgis, MI 49091.