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Gary Edward Nash Sr.

July 3, 2021

Obituary

Gary E. Nash, 69
Gary E. Nash Sr. passed away peacefully on July 3 rd 2021.

Gary was born on April 16 th 1952 to Loring and Dorothy Nash. Gary had one sibling, his brother Larry. Gary graduated from Humboldt High School and shortly after met the love of his life Bonnie at the loop in St. Paul MN. Gary and Bonnie married in 1971 and settled down years later in 1980 in Vadnais Heights MN where they raised their 6 kids together over their nearly 50 years of marriage November 2021. They hosted countless family holidays and parties and gave their children the best possible childhood. Gary took the family to Wisconsin Dells on summer trips, spending days at the waterpark and taught his kids how to swim. Gary taught his kids how to ride a bike and drive a car. He coached his kids youth sports teams; soccer, baseball, softball, basketball and hockey and loved every minute of it. Gary retired from Metro Transit after his 35 year career. He enjoyed retirement and lived the life he wanted with 6 Saturdays and a Sunday.

Gary will be remembered for the love he had for his wife Bonnie, 6 kids, 7 grandkids, friends, spending time at his summer place Carefree Country Club in Big Lake playing golf and perfecting his hole in one, golf carts, going to pro sporting events, watching sports on TV, playing sports, coaching and umpiring sports, food, classic cars, swimming, music and helping anyone who needed a hand. Gary had an amazing work ethic and passion for sports and instilled those in his children. Gary always said that family is everything. Some of his happiest times were with his grandkids playing, laughing, hugging and kissing them. They thought the world of him.

Gary is preceded in death by his parents; Loring and Dorothy, brother; Larry, daughter; Liz, son; Bobby and granddaughter; Leah.

Gary is survived by his wife; Bonnie, children; Abbie (Travis), Gary (Tammy), Amy (Steve), Tony (Abbi), his grandkids; Alissa, Justin, Hailey, Emily, Luke, Adam and Archie, best friend Carl (Shelly), many other extended family members, friends and the entire Carefree Country Club community.
 

Service:
Friday, July 9 th , 2021
Visitation 10am
Celebration of Life 11am
Luncheon immediately following

North Heights Church
1700 Hwy 96 W
Arden Hills, MN 55112

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 9, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
North Heights Lutheran Church - Arden Hills
1700 Hwy 96 W
Arden Hills, MN 55112

Celebration of Life
Friday
July 9, 2021

11:00 AM
North Heights Lutheran Church - Arden Hills
1700 Hwy 96 W
Arden Hills, MN 55112

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