Gary M. Gehrke, 68, of Montgomery, Ill. passed away Jan. 14, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer.
Gary (Goose) was born in Sleepy Eye Aug. 19, 1949 to Darwin and Bernice (Clark) Gehrke. He was a graduate of St. Mary’s, Class of 1967. He attended Mankato State University and worked as a surveyor in Florida and Illinois for many years.
Goose is survived by his daughter Dawn (Jason) Snow of Minooka, Ill., grandsons Tyler and Jeremy; sisters, Linda (Robert) Schroepfer of Sleepy Eye, Connie (Bill) Baumann of Bemidji; brothers, Dave (Rita) of Kenyon, Paul of Winona, Gerald (Nancy) of Glenwood, Jim (Joleen) of Northfield; and many nieces and nephews.