(March 4, 1961 – August 24, 2011)
Gary Dugenske, 50, of Midland, died at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland on Aug. 24, 2011. Gary was born in Manitowoc, WI, on March 4, 1961 to Ted J. and Donna L. (Pucin) Dugenske. On May 14, 1988 Gary married his sweetheart Laurie Howey in St. Thomas. Gary graduated from Wesleyan University with a Bachelors degree in Accounting and was the Manager of the Quiznos on Wackerly. He was a lover of sports, especially the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Cubs. Gary loved being active by walking and biking. He also loved playing cards and making his own beer. Gary was a loving husband and father and will be missed by all who knew him. Gary is survived by his wife, Laurie; children, Riki Dugenske (Fianc?? – Dan Shook), Keifer Dugenske, April Post; brother, Dale (Cindy) Dugenske and their children, Amy Dugenske and Amanda Palm; brother, Scott (Terri) Dugenske; nieces, Kim Brown, Karlee Hardy; 2 grandchildren, Dylan and Leanna Post; A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 at 844 S. 8 Mile Rd. (please park at the Floyd Church) with Chaplain Roger Stauffer officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Gary’s family in his honor. Smith-Miner Funeral Home is assisting the family.Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.