Gary L. Currie, 72, of Oconto Falls, departed this life, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Green Bay. Gary was born March 11, 1945 in Hessel, MI son of the late Roy and Rose (Cush) Currie.
Gary was trained at and received his associate's degree from Northern Michigan University. Gary met Nancy Seidel in 1965 and married her 3 months later. Together, Gary and Nancy shared 51 loving years of marriage and were blessed with 4 children. After he was married, Gary worked as a logger. He was later employed as a machinist at O&E Machine, where he retired from after 30 years.
Gary was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing in his earlier years and later enjoyed watching wildlife. Gary was a passionate musician and loved to play his guitar outside by a bonfire. He also enjoyed trips to the casino, cheering on the Packers and relaxing with his two canine companions, Jack and Flash. He was a loving husband and proud dad, grandpa and great-grandpa and spending time with his family was most special to him.
Gary is survived by his wife, Nancy; 4 children: Sherry (Sam) Scimemi, Gary W. (Becky) Currie, Marsha (Rudy) Leroy and Jason (Peggy) Currie; 11 grandchildren: Sara, Eric, Samantha, Joey, Raeann, Alex, Zach, Brandon, Nick, Brandon, and Taylor; 8 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters-in-law: Dorothy Currie, Stella Currie and Sally (Bob) Kulhanek; brother-in-law, Victor Seidel; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Leanne Leroy; 2 sisters, Barbara (Forest) Lee and Margaret Currie; 8 brothers: Leroy, Robert, Walter, Charles, Ryan, Ronald, Donald and Raymond Currie and his mother and father-in-law, Victor and Doris Seidel.
Visitation will be held at NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME (340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay), Monday, May 15, 2017 from 4 to 7 PM. Visitation will continue at the funeral home, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 10 to 11:45 AM. A funeral service will follow at 12 NOON. Interment will be in Stiles Town Cemetery.
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