– Gary, 72, died March 20 in Turner. He was born in Iowa City,
IA, and grew up in Atkins, IA. Gary served in the US Navy during
the Vietnam War. He married Luella “Lu” Yoch on May 20, 1967
in Atkins, IA, and 6 months later moved to California where
Gary, worked as an Aerospace Engineer for Lockheed-Martin for 30
retiring Gary and Lu moved to Colorado and then settled in
Turner in 2008. He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in
Stayton and the American Legion Post #10 in Albany. Gary enjoyed
RV traveling, his vegetable garden and woodworking.
is survived by his wife: Lu of Turner; brother: Charles (Laura)
Book; sister: Connie (Larry) Shears; in-laws; Sheryl (Stuart)
Watkins, Darlene (Larry) O’Brian, Lewis (Lynn) Yoch, Gayle
(Dan Wallendar) Barshae and Deborah (Randy) Krewson.
service will be Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 10 am at Calvary
Lutheran Church in Stayton. Interment will be in Watkins, IA.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.