|2/7/2018 8:52:00 AM|
Gary L. Sturmer, 73, of Faribault, formerly of Windom, died Feb. 4, 2018, at District One Hospital in Faribault, following an extended illness.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 2 p.m., at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 139 Mercy Dr., in Faribault.
Interment will be held at a later date at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m., at the new location of Parker Kohl Funeral Home, 1725 Lyndale Ave. N., in Faribault, and continue Friday at the church for one hour prior to services.
Parker Kohl Funeral Home in Faribault is handling the funeral arrangements.
Gary Lee Sturmer was born May 26, 1944, to John and Lydia (Voth) Sturmer in Mt. Lake.
He graduated from Windom High School in 1962 and Mankato State with a degree in education.
Gary served as an infantryman with the U.S. Army in Vietnam.
After teaching at the Faribault middle school and high school for 34 years, he tended bar at Grampa Al's.
Gary enjoyed spending time at his cabin fishing with his family and friends, woodworking in his shop and reading.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his daughter, Linsey (JD) Green of Apple Valley; son, Josh Sturmer of Faribault; and three grandchildren.