In Memory of Gary Tainter Sr.

July 16, 1948 - September 15, 2020

Gary G. Tainter Sr., age 72, of New Post died Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at his home.

Gary Gorman Tainter was born July 16, 1948 in Hayward, WI the son of Gorman and Marie (Germaine) Tainter. He attended school in New Post and Hayward. After high school Gary enlisted in the US Marine Corp and served during the Vietnam Conflict from 1968 – 1969. He then attended college, receiving his Associates Degree in Business Management. Gary moved back to LCO, and in 1976 he was reunited with his long-time friend Janice O’Shogay. They were united in marriage in 1992. Gary was an avid fisherman and hunter and every fall enjoyed gathering and processing wild rice. In his spare time he played bingo and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Janice; children Gary Tainter Jr., Sonya Ruiz, Jason Everson & Alicia Dierks; eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren; sister Marilyn Marlenee; many nephews, nieces & cousins.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents Gorman and Marie; brothers Larry “Buck” Tainter & Albert Tainter; sisters Doris Tainter, Joanne Kagigebi, Darlene Cornwell & Connie Corbine.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 noon, Friday, September 18, 2020 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in New Post. Father Gregory Hopefl will officiate with music provided by Sister Felissa Zander. Burial will be in New Post Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by LCO AMVETS Post #1998.Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the noon service Friday, September 18th at New Post Community Center.

Honorary casket bearers will be Dan Gokee, Murl Grover Jr., Larry Kagigebi, Rick Kagigebi, D.J. Miller, David O’Shogay Sr. and Mark Tainter.

Casket bearers will be Gary “Lil’ Guy” Clause, Herbert “Buff” Clause, Jason Fleming, Dean O’Shogay, William “Bill” Swehla and Tom Tainter Sr.

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