KINGSFORD - Gary A. Unrein Sr., 58, of Kingsford, passed away on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at his home.
He was born June 1, 1954 in Milwaukee, son of the late Robert and Margaret (Welcher) Unrein. Gary was employed at Grede Foundry in Kingsford for over 20 years.
He was a member of St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Gary had a passion for baseball and played softball for many years. He was a Green Bay Packer fan and spent many hours walking. Gary enjoyed spending the summers at Rivers Bend Campground.
He is survived by a son, Gary A. Unrein Jr. of Niagara; a daughter, Tara Riley of Green Bay; a granddaughter, Lexi; two brothers, Terry (Tina) Unrein of Kingsford and his twin, Larry (Nancy) Unrein of Texas; two sisters, Sandy (Don) Brown and Mary (Terry) Van Pembrook, both of Iron Mountain; a close friend, Jimmy Van Laanen; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Gary was preceded in death by a brother, Mark Tanner and a sister, Renee Unrein.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be expressed to the family of Gary A. Unrein Sr. online at ernashfuneralhomes.com
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.