Gary Lynn Tietyen, age 60, of Gladstone passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at the Marquette General Hospital in Marquette.
Gary was born February 11, 1951 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin, the son of Glenroy and Agatha (Ruege) Tietyen. Gary was united in marriage to Kathryn Harris on May 23, 1992 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He was currently working as a service technician for the A.J. Ahern Company in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. Gary loved spending time with his family and his beloved and loyal black lab, Bubba. He also enjoyed the outdoors, camping, coin collecting and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.
Gary is survived by his wife, Kathryn of Gladstone, two sons, Tony (Jennifer) Tietyen of Portland, OR, Erik (Emily) Tietyen of Kewaunee, WI; two daughters, Michelle (Adam) Cook of Marquette, MI and Lori (Bill) Dalbeck of Norway, MI; 6 grandchildren, Kaila, Elise, Jacob, Eden, Addison and Charlotte; his parents; one brother, Jan (Jane) Tietyen of Gillette, WI; one sister, Jill (Joe) Tranzke of Gillette, WI and three nephews.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Arthur and Lydia Ruege and two uncles, Ronald and Arthur Ruege.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 22 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Kevin Taylor officiating. Gary will be laid to rest in the Wanderers Rest Cemetery in Gillette, Wisconsin.