A time of sharing and remembrance will be held Friday Dec. 17, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com
Gary was born May 20, 1947 in Hartley to O'Dean and Darlene (Ginger) Einerwold. He graduated from Sutherland High School in 1965, and he served in the Iowa National Guard as A Platoon Sergeant from 1968 until he was discharged in 1970. He was married to Shirley Menkeron Sept. 17, 1968 in Colorado Springs, Colo., and he worked at Wilson Foods for many years, retiring in 1995. Gary was affiliated with the Lutheran Church. He enjoyed carpentry, loved cars, and enjoyed watching stock car races.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jeffery Einerwold; a brother Daryl Einerwold and an infant brother, Dennis.
He is survived by his daughter, Tayla Simmons of Chandler, Ind.; a daughter-in-law, Joy Einerwold of Milwaukee, Wisc.; and his step-mother,Betty Einerwold of Sutherland. Other special people in Gary's life include a sister-in-law, Janet Lucas and special friends Jim and Sue Nelson and Rod and Marci Brown.