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Gary Finger

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Gary Al Finger age 84 of Charles City died Sunday, July 2, 2023 at his home. Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home & Crematory -- Olson Chapel in Nashua has been entrusted with arrangements A memorial service will be held at Clover Ridge Events located at 2526 Highway 218, Charles City, Iowa, on Monday, July 17 at 11:00 a.m. Gary was born on July 12, 1938, in Clarksville, Iowa, the son of Karl Ferdinand Finger and Marjory Jane Jurgens. He grewup in the Clarksville and Nashua area and graduated from Nashua High School in 1956. He also honorably served in theUnited States Navy from 1956-1960. On January 26, 1963, Gary married Carol Lee Weiner in Charles City. They raised four children together: Lesa, Jeffrey,LeAnn, and Jody. Gary provided for his family by working at John Deere in the foundry, parts and sales departments,farming, and driving bus after retirement. He enjoyed bowling, boating and fishing, playing golf, mowing his lawn,spending time outside, coffee with his buddies, and being with his family. Survivors include his wife Carol, his daughters Lesa Finger (Lynn Velman), LeAnn Chukker (Troy), and Jody Davis (RobertHaymaker), four grandchildren Melissa Zimmer, Michelle Storer (Christopher), Hunter Finger (Gabrielle), and KirstenBrackey (Norman), three great grandchildren Mila Storer, Wesley Brackey, and Ellie Storer, nephews, nieces, andnumerous cousins. Gary was preceded in death by his parents and brother Alton, granddaughter Danielle, and his son Jeffrey. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the organizations of Floyd County Quilts of Valor or Flags Over Charles City.You can reach Quilts of Valor via their website and mark donations to Floyd County QOV. To reach Flags Over CharlesCity, mail donations to 2548 155th Street, Floyd, IA 50435-8011. Any memorials given to the family will also bedistributed to these two organizations. Gary was given a Quilt of Valor and held a subscription to Flags Over Charles City,and both meant a great deal to him. 641-435-4134.

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  1. I had the privilege of meeting Gary while he drove bus for CCCSD. It takes a special person to drive a bus full of students. He was quiet but always had a ready smile with a bit of a twinkle in his eye. That’s how I’ll remember him. My condolences to Gary’s family.
    Melissa Fisher

  2. So sorry,have been seeing him at McDonald’s a lot,it must have been sudden,he had a great sense of humor

  3. The Charles City Lions Club Flags Over Charles City program received a $25.00 memorial from:
    M.J. (Marlys) Sturm
    2404 Northridge Dr.
    North Mankato, MN 56003
    Thank you!

  4. Always looked forward to our family visiting Uncle Gary and Aunt Carol when they lived in Plainfield and had horses. It was a great adventure for me as a kid! Uncle Gary was such a good Uncle to me and my siblings. I’m thankful I was able to spend time with both Uncle Gary and Aunt Carol when visiting them in 2016. Was hoping to go on a fishing trip with Uncle Gary before he passed.
    My prayers for him in his new life with our Lord and for Aunt Carol and my cousins. Until we meet again Uncle Gary❤️🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

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