Airman Tyrone “Ty” P. Wilsey Wandahsega, 46, Wilson, passed away on Friday, December 4, 2015 at UP Health System – Marquette.
He was born on October 23, 1969 in Milwaukee, WI, son to LeRoy R. and Faye E. (Larson) Wandahsega, Sr. Ty was raised in Florida by his loving adoptive parents, William E. and Mariam Wilsey. He graduated from Groveland High School in Groveland, FL. Tyrone served in the U.S. Air Force for four years.
Following his military service, Ty moved to Escanaba in 1990 to reconnect with his birth family.
Ty was employed with 5th St. Enterprises and the Island Resort and Casino.
He enjoyed playing poker and working on vehicles.
Among his survivors include his two daughters, Sierra and Savannah Wandahsega of Hannahville; two sons, Jacob and Jordan Wandahsega of Hannahville; step son, John Hardwick of Michigan; sister, Veronica (Mark) Pleicones of Moncure, NC; brother, LeRoy R. Wandahsega, Jr. of Hannahville; and his adopted family, brothers Alan (Sandy) Wilsey of Chattanooga, TN, Michael Wilsey of Groveland, FL and William Wilsey of Chattanooga, TN; sister, Carol Wilsey of Chattanooga, TN; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, LeRoy and Faye Wandahsega, Sr.; his adoptive parents, William and Mariam Wilsey; and sister, Julie Anne.
Visitation will take place on Tuesday, December 8th starting at 5 p.m. at the Hannahville Community Center and will conclude on Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. with the Bark River Legion having military rites.
Burial will be in the Hannahville Cemetery.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Wandahsega family.