Gary Lewerenz, 76

Gary Henry Lewerenz, age 76, of Anoka, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at his home.

A memorial service will take place Saturday, March 9 at 11 a.m. at St. Francis United Methodist Church in St. Francis, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m., prior to the service. There will be private interment at Fort Snelling, Minneapolis.

Gary was born Sept. 5, 1942, the son of Rudolph and Martha Lewerenz of Darwin.

He graduated from Dassel High School in 1960, and joined the Navy in October of 1960, where he held the rank of airman. He was honorably discharged October 1965.

Gary married Carol Burdick of Litchfield Aug. 28, 1964, and the couple moved to Anoka.

Gary leaves to mourn his passing, his sister, Virginia Johnson of Cokato; his wife Carol, and their children; David (Chum) and his wife Lana of Isanti, Michael and his wife Barbara of St. Francis, and Amy Gaffey and her husband Jeremi of Ham Lake; as well as eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Martha; and his brothers, Vernon and Myron.

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