Gary Pozgay

WILLISTON The Rev. Garner “Gary” Pozgay, 71, Port Angeles, Wash., formerly of Williston, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, in his home.

He was born Nov. 15, 1942, to Stephen and Jeanne Pozgay, in Dubuque, Iowa. After his father’s death, he was raised by his mother and stepfather, Jeanne and John Chaplin. He joined the Army in 1960, and served around the world. He married Penny Trimble in December 1998, in Gig Harbor, Wash.

Survivors: wife; sons, Walter, Thomas, Joshua, Eric, Adam, Timothy and Christopher; daughters, Melody Pozgay, Jennifer Clingman, Sarah Pozgay; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Jerome and Jeffrey, both of the Boston area; and sister, Jeanne Tully, of the Boston area.

Memorial service: Saturday, 10 a.m., Trinity Christian School, Williston. Guest may arrive 30 minutes prior to the service.

Burial was Jan. 8, 2014, at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, south of Mandan.

(Everson Funeral Home, Williston)