Stayton – Gary,
74, died Sunday, March 8 at home. He was born in Salem and
lived all of his life in the Sublimity area. Gary worked for
40 years as Mill Supervisor at Frank Lumber Co. in Mill City.
He served in the US Army.
Gary was a member of
St. Boniface Catholic Church in Sublimity, being very devoted
to his faith he served as Eucharistic Minister delivering
communion to the homebound. He enjoyed hunting, fishing,
camping, and being outdoors. Gary’s loves were his Lord, his
family and his nation. He married Aggie Bischoff on September
16, 1961 in Salem.
Gary is survived by
his wife: Aggie of Stayton; children: Greg (Karen) Gescher of
Eugene, Todd (Brenda) Gescher of Sublimity, and Lisa (Chris
Whitney) Gescher of Salem; sister: Judy Welter of Sublimity;
grandchildren: Patrick, Meghan, Brendan, Drew, Nikki, Tara,
Jack and Charlie. He was preceded in death by his brother,
Rosary will be
Saturday, March 14, at 11:00 am followed by Mass of Christian
burial at 11:30 am both at St. Boniface Catholic Church in
Sublimity. Interment will be in St. Boniface Catholic
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Regis
High School and St. Mary Elementary School, Stayton. Serving
the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.