Obit: Elmhorst, Gary Lee (1978 - 2010)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Elmhorst, Strangfeld, Hart,
Nemitz, Oldham, Schutz, Bautch
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) April 14, 2010
Elmhorst, Gary Lee (12 November 1978 - 6
Gary Lee Elmhorst, 31, of Wisconsin
Rapids, formerly of Neillsville, died Tuesday, April 6, 2010 in
Gary was born Nov. 12, 1978, in
Neillsville to Donald and Bonnie (Strangfeld) Elmhorst. He
was employed at Northern Steel Castings in Wisconsin Rapids.
Gary was a graduate of Neillsville High School in 1997 and was a
member of Zion Lutheran Church.
Gary was a wonderful father and son, who
would always lend a hand to anyone. He was a talented mechanic and
bodywork specialist, enjoyed gardening and fixing things around the
house with Julie. He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and a
#17 NASCAR fan, and he enjoyed golfing with family
Gary is survived by his parents, Donald
and Bonnie Elmhorst of Neillsville; fiancée, Julie Hart of
Wisconsin Rapids; son, Xavier Elmhorst; two brothers, Wayne
Elmhorst and Randy (Katie) Elmhorst of Neillsville. He is
also survived by his maternal grandmother, Josephine Strangfeld of
Neillsville; god parents, Herbie and Betty Nemitz; and other nieces
Gary was preceded in death by his
paternal grandparents, Robert and Pearl Elmhorst; maternal
grandfather, William Strangfeld; and uncles, Donald Strangfeld and
"He will be forever missed by so
Services will be held at 11 a.m.
Saturday, April 17, 2010, at Zion Lutheran Church in Pine Valley.
Visitation will be held at the church from 10 a.m. to 11
Pallbearers will be Rocky Elmhorst, Victor Elmhorst, Steve Oldham, Jeffrey Hart, Joshua Hart and Charlie Schutz. Honorary pallbearers are Wayne, Randy and Sam Bautch.
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