Gary L. Gundrum, 65, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family after a long illness.
He was born November 4, 1955 to Richard Gundrum and Josephine (Provenzale) Redinger. He graduated in 1975 from Perkins High School and EHOVE JVS.
He met his wife at Perkins High School, waiting for the bus to EHOVE. They married in 1979 and raised four sons together.
He was employed at Sandusky Foundry & Machine for 24 years. Also the Lear Corp for 8 years, and his last employment was Certainteed for 11.5 years. He had two journeyman cards: machine repair and millwright. Gary could fix, repair, or build anything. If he couldn't find the right part, he would make it.
He was also a very talented carpenter. He remodeled five houses. He remodeled and flipped another house just 18 months ago.
In 1986, Gary accepted Jesus as his Savior, and was fearless in sharing salvation with everyone. He loved the Word of God and studying scripture. He gave away Bibles to many friends and co-workers through the years that he witnessed to. He loved talking about Jesus above everything.
He is survived by his wife of 41+ years, Theresa (Ursetti); sons: Anthony; Gabriel; Ethan (Samantha); and a granddaughter on the way. Also his mother, Josie Redinger; brother, Rick (Jackie) Gundrum; sisters: Deb Claus; Annette (Dave) Whinnery; Deanne (Craig) Zariello; Margaret (Greg) Wallrabenstein; and many nieces and nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by their son, Lukas in 2012; his father, Richard Gundrum; stepmother, Jeanette Gundrum; nephews, David Whinnery II and Steve Claus; mother-in-law, Margaret Ursetti, and many other special family members.
Gary requested cremation, and burial next to son, Lukas in Sand Hill Cemetery. He wanted a simple graveside ceremony. If anyone is worried about COVID, you can stay in your vehicle and do a drive-by gesture of sympathy to the family. His graveside service will be 11:00am Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Sand Hill Cemetery. Auxter Funeral Home & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials can be given to Stein Hospice.
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