Gary E. Millard, 76, Marshfield, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones at his home. A memorial service was held at 4 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield. Rev. Mark Krueger officiated. Burial will be in Brooklawn Memory Gardens Cemetery at a later date.
Gary was born on July 26, 1943, in Marshfield, to Verland and Ila (nee Johnson) Millard, and was a graduate of Loyal High School. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He married Barbara H. Hoeser on May 2, 1964, in Loyal. Gary had been employed as an over-the-road truck driver until his retirement. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed watching and talking Brewers, Badgers and sometimes Packers. He also liked puzzles and playing cards. He truly loved his wife, daughters and other family members.
He is survived by his wife, Barb, and their daughters, Lisa M. (William) Gratzek of Marshfield and Sara L. Meyer of Geneva, Ill.; two grandchildren: Brittany L. (Matthew) Kempen of Greenville, and Heather John Meyer of East Troy; two great grandchildren: Leah M. Kempen and Everett W. Kempen; a sister-in-law, Mary Ellen (Gary) Pradarelli; a brother-in-law, James (Kathie) Hoeser; and a special family friend, Julie Nash of Geneva, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his father, Verland Millard; his mother, Ila Felton; two brothers: Loren R. Millard and Lee Millard; a son-in-law, John E. Meyer; and two brothers-in-law: Ronald J. Hoeser and Dale E. Hoeser.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to Jill and St. Croix Hospice of Marshfield.
Memorials may be designated to St. Croix Hospice, Marshfield.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com.
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