Condolence & Memory Journal

I did not know Gary (I am a friend of Dawn's), but my thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.

Posted by Cindy Dragicevich - Kalamazoo, MI - Family Friend   February 16, 2020

Colleen .Gary was a great guy and always had a smile .God Speed

Posted by clifford galen - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   February 16, 2020

I met Gary when I was about 14. Gary, kent & I buddied around Battle Creek trying to stay out of trouble. Did alot crusing downtown BC. Then Kent and I joined the Marine Corps in 69 . we never lost contact and Gary and I helped Kent build his and Wilma's dream home in Tenn.I'm totally heart broken to lose my buddy for so many years. I love you buddy. You'll be missed massively. Your friend for ever. Ron Schallhorn

Posted by Ron Schallhorn - Palm Harbor, FL - Friend   February 12, 2020

Colleen ~ I am heart broken to hear this news about Garys passing. We are both in shock and wish we were there so we could hug you and share in your grief. Gary will be missed immensely. We are sending love and prayers to you and your family at this painful time. May Gods blessings bring you peace. ❤ Glen and Phillis

Posted by Phillis marentette    February 10, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Colleen. We will always remember Gary for his smile and willingness to always help others. We will be back on Sunday and we will stop by the post to see you.

Posted by Jan & Joe Vogel - Battle Creek, MI   February 10, 2020

I am so saddened by this tragic news. Gary and Colleen were so helpful and loving when I lost my sweet Brian suddenly, almost 5 years ago. My heart aches for Colleen as I know the void she's feeling. I pray for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Posted by Christine Harding-Elliott - battle creek, MI - Friend   February 10, 2020


So sorry to here this. My Condolences to the family. May you RIP Gary.

Posted by Susie Parker - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   February 09, 2020

I have so many years of memories it's hard to pick a favorite but ones that made me smile every time were Gary with Tara, you could see the love they had for each other and his crazy gifts to Colleen were so fun, he put a lot of thought into those! I hope everyone can remember happier times with Gary and pray for healing.

Posted by Kris Beckwith - Battle Creek, MI - Family Friend   February 09, 2020

Very sad news, our condolences to Colleen and the entire family.

Posted by Jerry & Cathy Cook - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   February 09, 2020

My heart goes out the family and so sorry for your loss. We send our love and prayers. (The house was blue not purple uncle Gary)

Posted by Melissa Norris - Battle Creek, MI - Family   February 08, 2020

Gary, I hated to hear that you have gone, And I am sorry I will not come to your service to say Good bye. So I will do so now. "Ride high in the sky and forever" I will look up now and then just to say hello. R.I.P My Friend, My Brother.

Posted by Fred Dillard - Battle Creek, MI - Friend   February 08, 2020

So very sorry Colleen

Posted by Jan Wilkey Rayfield - AApache Junction, AZ - Friend   February 08, 2020