Gary E. Unger

Gary E. Unger

Gary E. Unger, age 70, of Milton, died after a short battle with Cancer on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, surrounded by the love of his family at his home.

He was born in Excelsior Springs, MO on May 24, 1943, the son of Gene and Virginia Unger. He served in the U. S. Army 82nd Airborne from 1964 to 1966. Gary married Sandra Jean Johnson in Excelsior Springs, MO on Oct. 14, 1967. He moved to Janesville in 1988, and retired from General Motors in 1998 after 35 years. After he retired, he worked for Terminal Services for Isuzu and retiring again in 2009. He was a member of the VFW in Excelsior Springs, MO. Gary enjoyed his Grandkids, and working in the yard and the garden. He always had a smile and a kind word.

Gary is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Sandra Unger of Milton; 4 children: Cindy Marvine of Liberty MO, Tamara (Randy) Peterson of Janesville, Monte Unger of Janesville and Justin (Robin) Unger of Janesville; 7 grandchildren; 2 great granddaughters; 2 sisters, Sharon St. John of Excelsior Springs, MO and Sandy Quinn of Wichita, KS; other extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY with Rev. Ridley Usherwood officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME.