Gary Wing

Memorial Services were held for Gary Wing, age 81, of Motley on December 30, 2019 at the Karvonen Funeral Home in Wadena with Sam Salo officiating. 

Burial will be held at a later date.

Gary Wayne Wing was born January 24, 1938 to Lloyd and Dorothy (Leinen) Wing in Fulda. He attended Verndale High School, graduating with the class of 1957. After school, he began his career at AT&T as an Installation Technician. In 1961, Gary was drafted into the United States Army and honorably served his country until his discharge in 1963.

Gary loved spending time with his family. He had a great passion for hunting and fishing, traveling to places like Canada, and the Arctic Circle. He also enjoyed camping, woodworking and could sit for hours and visit.

On December 22, 2019, Gary passed away surrounded by his family. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Preceding Gary in death are his parents: Lloyd and Dorothy Wing; and wife Delores “Bobbi” Wing.

Gary is survived by his special friend, Janice Fallon; one daughter, Gina (John) Young; one son, Jeff Wing; five grandchildren,  Alec, Joshua, Brandon (Abby), Cody (Josie) and Mikayla; one great-grandchild, Rowyn; four sisters, Carol (Kenny) Jansen, Judy (Gordon) Prairie, Julie (Rich) Wambolt and Patty (Jerry-Latte) Wendorf; many other relatives and a host of friends.

Visit to send a message of comfort and support.

Arrangements provided by Karvonen Funeral & Cremation Service of Wadena.

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