Obit: Northrup, Gary E. (1937 - 2004)

Contact: Kipp Kippenhan

----Source: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 edition of the Clark County Press

Gary E. Northrup

Gary E. Northrup, age 66, of Union Grove, died Feb. 14, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Racine.

Gary was born July 3, 1937, in Neillsville, to Elmer and Olga (nee Krause) Northrup. He spent his early life and was educated in Neillsville. On May 19, 1956, he married Shirley Stigen in Neillsville. Following their marriage, they lived in Neillsville, Union Grove, and Winter, returning to Union Grove in 2002.

Gary was a self-employed auto mechanic. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. He enjoyed fixing cars, working on engines, and also enjoyed gardening.

Survivors include his mother, Olga Northrup, of Neillsville; his wife, Shirley Northrup, of Union Grove; three children, Diane Seeger, Theresa (Erick) Janke, both of Union Grove, and Tim Northrup of Winter. He is further survived by six grandhcildren, Heather (Ryan) Janscha, Christine Seeger, Paige and Olivia Janke, Brier and Justin Northrup; two great- grandchildren, Ethan Walters and Kaitlyn Bryant; one sister, Gloria (Ron) Hainz; and one brother, Ronnie (Kathleen) Northrup, both of Neillsville; many nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer, and his son Gary 'Buddy' Northrup, Jr.

Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the Polnasek-Daniels Funeral Home with Pastor James Keuch officiating. Burial was at the Union Grove Cemetery.

 

 


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