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“I will always remember him as "Uncle Gary". I have nothing but great memories in Glenview. Rest in Peace❤ ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Donna Byrne - Wauconda, IL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family John, Shanon, and Ella. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Rhonda Pinter - Benbrook, TX

“I am sad to hear of Gary's passing. I have nothing but fond memories of Gary. He actually interviewed me before I was hired by Kodak. We both worked...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jim Brewer - Canandaigua, NY

“I worked with Gary in CESD/Kodak for many years when he was a Regional Specialist & knew him before that when he worked on Jackson Blvd., Chicago. I...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Bonnie Rolfs-Deibel - Platteville, CO

“Gary was my supervisor for many of the 37 years that I worked at Kodak. The best supervisor I've ever had. He was a great guy. Sure will miss him at...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Richard Rohrback - Darien, IL

“I remember Nancy and Gary when we all lived in Glenview. ”
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Age 79 of New Lenox, passed away on Monday, August 22nd 2016 at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn.

Gary is survived by his loving family, children, Karen (Mark) Smetana, John (Shanon) Johansen, grandchildren, Jonathan (Kelly) Greene, Ryan Smetana, Kayley Smetana and Ella Johansen.

Gary was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Nancy Johansen (Ruhling) and parents, Olaf & Maxine Johansen (Perry).

Gary was an avid fisherman and greatly enjoyed golfing. He retired from Eastman Kodak in Oak Brook.

Interment will be private. Guests are invited to join the family at Gatto's Restaurant, 1938 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL 60451 on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 anytime between 4:00 – 8:00 PM for a casual celebration of Gary's life.

Arrangements entrusted to Kurtz Memorial Chapel, Frankfort, IL 60423. For information, or 815-806-2225.

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