Gary was born on January 21, 1936 in Waupaca, WI to Benjamin and Zelma (Barton) Stone. He graduated from Whitewater City High School in 1955. On July 28, 1956 Gary married Janet Stelter at First English Lutheran Church in Whitewater. He served his country in the National Guard for 6 years. Gary was employed at General Motors for 36 years. He and Janet loved to golf and spending part of their retirement in Florida. Gary enjoyed ice fishing and playing cards.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years Janet, Whitewater; children Jodeen (James) Kienbaum, Whitewater, Linda Jacobs, Janesville, Brett Stone, Madison; grandchildren Brittany (Blake Zimmerman)Kienbaum, Eric (Chaya) Jacobs, Valerie (Nemesio) Alvarez; great-grandchildren Andre, Willian and Roman Alvarez, Dash and Capri Jacobs. He is preceded in death by his parents and grandson Michael Kienbaum.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 11:00am at First English Lutheran Church 401 W. Main St. Whitewater WI 53190. Friends may call at the church on Monday from 9:30am until the time of the service. As an expression of sympathy you may wish to consider memorials to First English Lutheran Church. Gary will be deeply missed by all who knew him. We all love you!
Nitardy Funeral Home, Whitewater is assisting the family.