Gary A. Teske
HAVRE- Gary A. Teske, 75 retired truck driver passed away May 19, 2016 at his home from natural causes.
Memorial services will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Fifth Avenue Christian Church. A luncheon will follow the services at the Eagles Club. Condolences for the family may be left at www.hi-linefuneralservices.com.
Gary was born March 31, 1941 in Havre Mt. the son of Jack A. & Lillian M. (Ellis) Teske. He was raised and educated in Havre attending Havre Public schools. After his education he joined the Navy where he served for 2 years. Upon returning home from the service he met and married Norma Boucher on September 6, 1963 in Sandpoint, Idaho. The couples union was blessed with three children, Gary, Lorin, and Jody. The couple settled in Havre, Montana where they raised their three children. Gary worked for the City of Havre for many years. As a professional truck driver he worked for Halliburton and many other oil field companies. He was proud of his grandson, Lex Keller, who followed him in his profession. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and bowling. Spending time with his wife, children, and grandkids was always very special to him. Their home was always welcoming to anyone including the numerous kids who came into their life.
Gary loved to live life at its fullest and he enjoyed playing softball with his sons, Gary and Lorin who were on the same team.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years Norma of Havre; his mother Lillian Teske; daughter Kari Lee (Terry) Morelli; son Lorin (Kathye) Teske; daughter Jody (Ed Smith) Keller; sister Jackie (Jim) Winchell; brother Leo (Marlene) Teske; sister Ruthann Wood; brother Terry (Betty) Teske; brother Tim (Joanna) Teske; sister Becky (Dave) Krezelak; granddaughters Ariana (James) Walker; Selina Morelli; Sheena (Gary Cowan) Teske; grandsons Reggie (Nichole Cartwright) Teske; Michael Morelli, Jamie Morelli; Lex (Rachel Christian) Keller; Dillon Newbury; 9 great grandkids and numerous nieces and nephews and family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his son Gary Teske; his father Jack Teske; his mother and father in-laws Hector and Artie Boucher; and a great grandson.