Gary R. Juedes, 65

A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2010, at 7 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home, 979 N. Green Bay Road in Grafton for Gary R. Juedes, who passed away peacefully on Feb. 28, 2010, age 65. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 4 p.m. until the time of the service.

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Gary was born Feb. 26, 1945, in Oshkosh to the late Norman and Dorothy (nee Wojahn) Juedes. He entered into active service in the U.S. Army in June of 1965 and was stationed in Alaska. Gary was transferred to Massachusetts in 1967. His friend introduced him to Marie Traywick. On July 27, 1968, Gary married Marie in Chelmsford, Mass.

Gary was an employee of GE until his retirement in 2006. There, he worked in design and maintenance of CT scanners. During the course of his employment, he trained thousands of people worldwide to service and repair the machines. He also volunteered for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in the sturgeon revival program, working with the fish from hatch to release.

Gary loved to golf and was a member of the Edgewater Golf Club Senior League. He also was an active member for many years of the Grafton JCs. Gary enjoyed fishing but wasn’t very successful at it. He was also a member of the Rose Harms American Legion Post in Grafton.

Above all else, Gary loved spending time with his family.

Gary is survived by his children, Dan (Stacy) Juedes of Grafton and Greg (Kim) Juedes of Menomonee Falls; his grandchildren, Jakob, Maxwell and Samuel of Menomonee Falls; siblings, David (Nancy) Juedes and Joann (Ken) Weichman; mother-in-law, Marie (the late Carlton) Traywick; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by both of his parents and by his beloved wife, Marie.

Mueller Funeral Home is serving the family.