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Gary D. Ewald

GARY D. EWALD
Marion

Gary D. Ewald, 68, of Marion, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at West Ridge Care Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion.
Gary was born Jan. 26, 1952, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the son of Ray and Neva (Fisher) Ewald. He graduated from Sigourney High School. Gary was a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier for 35 years in California and Marion, retiring in 2017. He loved music and going to concerts. Gary enjoyed sporting events and was a huge Iowa Hawkeyes fan.
He is survived and lovingly remembered by his daughter, Melody Ewald of Raleigh, N.C.; stepdaughter, Trisha Thurston of Florida; step-granddaughter, Harper; sisters, Linda (Denny) Weber and Nancy (Steve) Quelle, all of Cedar Rapids; brother, Ron Ewald of West Branch, Iowa; sister-in-law, Kathy Ewald of Keota, Iowa; numerous nieces and nephews; and his Australian Shepherd/Blue Healer mix dog and best friend, Cooper.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents and brother, LeRoy.
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