Gary G.—- 78 a resident of rural Iowa died on Sunday, October 24, 2010. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, October 29, 2010 at the Presbyterian Church where Gary was a member & elder. Burial will be at —-Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday at the Funeral Home and one hour before services Friday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund. He was born in Iowa on August 19, 1932, the son of William & Pearl In 1953, Gary enlisted in the U.S. Army and served on the island of Okinawa in the south Pacific. He was honorably discharged in 1955. Gary was a 1960 graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Farm Operations. On September 29, 1962, he was united in marriage to Joyce at the Presbyterian Church. He was a 4th generation life-long farmer and was named Iowa Master Farmer in 1996. In 1989, the farm was named a Century Farm having been in the family for 100 years. Those left to honor his memory include his beloved wife, Joyce; his children, Connie and Kevin and Jessica; and his grandchildren, Aviana, Brielle, Cadrian & Denton. Gary was preceded in death by his brother, Billy; and by his parents.(edited to protect identifying details)
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I'm sorry for your loss, Jessica. I can really see your kids in your father-in-law's features. I hope Kevin's doing ok.
So very, very sorry for your loss. May God bring you comfort during this difficult time.
I am so sorry Jessica…. prayers for your family. What a remarkable man.
sorry for your loss and kevin's:(
Praying for your family, I'm so very sorry for your loss.
One can not escape death, and therefore it is necessary to make advance planning for funeral services and burial for our children and their families do not have to worry about so many things so banal.
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May he be with our Lord God…so sorry to hear of your loss, but I'm sure you will remember all the good!
My sympathy to you all – God bless.
I'm so sorry to read this. He'll watch those grandbabies grow up in Heaven.
So sorry to hear about your loss. Blessings to your family.
So very sorry for your family's loss. Praying for you all during this difficult time.
I'm so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family during this time.
Sorry for your loss, had he been sick? Prayign for strength for all.
I'm so sorry! My grandpa just died on the 15th of last month. We will especially miss him on the 4th of this month which is his birthday.
Praying for you!