Gary Kelsey Albiston, 61, lifelong area resident, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Superior, WI on Saturday, May 14, 2011.
He was born on October 7, 1949 to Melvyn and Alyce (Rossiter) Albiston. Gary attended Denfeld High School and went on to serve in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a retired Iron Worker, with Local 563. Gary was an avid ice fisherman and golfer. On February 19, 1992 he married Cynthia Demery in Las Vegas, NV.
Gary is preceded in death by his parents; son, Scott Daniel and grandson, Timothy Kelsey Freid.
He is survived by his wife and best friend, Cynthia; daughter, Sheila (Ryan) Peters of Barron, WI; son, Sean (Annie) Albiston of Stillwater, MN; daughter, Kevra (Tom) Unger and son, Joseph Johnson all of Brainerd; brothers, Melvyn (Elaine) Albiston of Parkland, FL and Robert Albiston of Duluth, MN; and eight grandchildren.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Memorial Service Thursday, May 19th, 2011 in Bell Brothers Chapel. Military honors will be accorded by the Duluth Combined Honor Guard. Memorials are preferred to the Northland Vietnam Veterans Association. P.O. Box 16975. Duluth, MN 55816
To leave a memory of Gary or words of support for the family please visit www.BellBrothersFuneralHome.com
Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Home. 601 North 56th Ave. West. Duluth, MN 55807