- October 12, 1938 - January 18, 2013
- Fairfield, Iowa
of Gary's Passing
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“You may not remember me. My mother and father were Irene and Clark Willis. I forwarded Gary's Obit to my siblings. We all remember Gary and Terry and...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Ken Willis - Eldridge, IA
“My deepest sympathy to you Freda, and your family at Garys' passing. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with his family....Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Sherri Hershberger (Richardson) - IA
I was surprised to learn of Gary's death when Gloria Lawrence called & told me. She had remembered me talking about the two of you when ...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Shirley D Sterner - West Liberty, IA
“My relationship with Gary and his mom and dad goes back to my childhood. My Aunt Pauline and Uncle Charley Crull took my sister and I out to the...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Denny and Barb Schoonover - NV
“Frieda, I just learned of Gary's passing. You are in my prayers, you and your family. I am so glad I got to see you and Gary last year on Memorial...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Sue (Pepper) Luke - Athol, ID
“Mark, Melanie, Kari and family;
Thinking of you sending prayers of comfort and strength during this time.
6 of 18 | Posted by: Roberta Ogden and Family - IA
“so very sorry God bless all of you
7 of 18 | Posted by: beverly fulton - fairfield, IA
“Frieda, so sorry to here about Gary. We don't know when our time will be but we are all getting closer. I will be 70 on Jan. 25th. I pray that God is...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Koehler - Ainsworth, IA
“Frieda, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers. May your many wonderful memories comfort you and may...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Neil and Karen Crossland - IA
“Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one.
10 of 18 | Posted by: Charles & Teresa Kerner - Kahoka, MO
“Thoughts and prayers to whole family in these times of sorrow...
Russell, Ruth, Robyn, Renea & family
11 of 18 | Posted by: Russell & Ruth Rippey, Family
“Frieda, you have Sarah and my deepest sympathy. I have always remembered all the good times we had with STANDARD OIL and all I had learned from Gary...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Jerome Sheets - Montezuma, IA
“Frieda and family, sorry to hear of your loss. We have had so many good years of friendship and I always enjoyed being around Gary also. Please...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Jo Criss - Coralville, IA
“Mark & Kari - you and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers! May God send extra special blessings to all of you doing this difficult...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Diers - North Liberty, IA
“Mel & family-
I am sorry to hear about your dad. Thinking of you all at this time of sorrow.
15 of 18 | Posted by: Kyle Chezum Harrison - Fairfield, IA
“Gray was a good guy! I don't think he knew a stranger. My husband , Jim met him at our 25th class reunion and they hit it off at once.He woulod stop...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Mary M Bowers - Dekalb, IL
“Hi, so sorry to hear of your loss----Gary
17 of 18 | Posted by: gary peiffer - wellman, IA
“Our deepest sympathy to Frieda and family. We treasure the long friendship we have shared with you. Soooo many " fun" times and wonderful memories! ...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Sara Palmer - Cedar Rapids, IA
Obituary - Fairfield
Gary C. Dill, age 74 of Fairfield died Friday, January 18, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in
Gary was born October 12, 1938 at home in Washington County, the son of Cloyce "Shorty" and Bernice Dunbar Dill.
He grew up in Washington County near Keota. He attended Keota schools and graduated from Keota High School. He attended Central College .
Gary married Frieda Weerman on June 27, 1959 at the West Chester Federated Church.
They have lived in the Fairfield community since 1972.
Gary worked in marketing for Standard Oil Agricultural Chemical division. He marketed
Iowa Economic Development programs for 11 years at Indian Hills Community College
from 1989 until 2000.
He was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Fairfield, where he served on the Board of Elders and was Chairman of the Property committee and sang in the church choir. He was an avid golfer and loved spending time with his family and friends.
Deceased family members include his parents and 2 sisters: Debbie Dill and Pauline Dill Crull and a brother Terry Dill..
Surviving are his wife Frieda, 1 son Mark ( Melanie) Dill of Dubuque; 2 daughters:
Kari Fulton of St. Louis, MO, Sheri (Steve) Billings of New London; 13 grandchildren:
Joshua Dill, Gabe ( Anne) Dill, Shelby Dill, Alyson Fulton, Maryn Fulton, Jon Fulton, Kyle Clingan, Kolby ( Brad) Freeman, Kasey Clingan, Angie Billings, Diana Billings, Matt Billings, Amanda Fulton (Chris) Rooney; 3 great grandchildren Parker Freeman, Peyton Freeman and Madeline Rooney.
4 Siblings: Robert Dill of Lake Havasu City, AZ,, Audrey Harvey of Washington, IA, Janice ( Rollin) Royce of Janesville, WI, and Cheryl Dill of Washington, IA.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church with
Pastor Joe Phipps officiating.
Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Fairfield.
The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church and the First Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund.
Arrangements are in the care of the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield.
Online condolences may be sent in care of: www.raymondfuneralhomes.com.