Gary Andrew Timmerman was born on Jan. 19, 1955 in Marshall to Andrew and Mary (Lootens) Timmerman. He was baptized and received the sacraments at St. Clotilde Catholic Church. He grew up on a farm near Green Valley and graduated from Cottonwood High School in 1973. On August 30, 1975 he was united in marriage to Pat Verly at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. The couple enjoyed dancing, listening to music, camping, and rolle bolle. The couple lived on the family farm where they raised their 4 sons: Eric, Craig, Jason and Travis. Gary also enjoyed playing cards, working in his shop, Canadian fishing trips, having morning coffee with multiple groups of friends and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife Pat of Marshall, MN, son Eric (and Lisa) Timmerman of Alexandria, MN, granddaughter Mackenzie, son Fr. Craig Timmerman of Minneota, MN, and son Travis (and Adina) Timmerman of Helena, MT, grandsons Jude, Dominic and Xavier, daughter-in-law Teresa (and Marcel) Vallotton of Stockton, Manitoba, Canada, mother Mary Timmerman of Springfield, MN, brother Dennis (and Shirley) Timmerman of Boyd, MN, sister Grace (and Dan) Coudron of Marshall, MN, brother Ron (and Amy) Timmerman of Marshall, MN, sister Lois (and Rich) Coudron of Marshall, MN, sister Kathy (and Tim) Ricke of Minnetonka, MN, nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father Andrew Timmerman, son Jason Timmerman who died in 2005 while serving in Iraq, father and mother in-law Albert and Anna Verly, and brothers in-law Joe, Chuck, Leroy, Dennis Verly and Deacon Dennis Popowski, nephews Tim Coudron and Jesse Timmerman, niece Shawn DeBaere and other extended family.
Blessed be his memory.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Rubyâs Pantry, Birthright, Prairie Home Hospice and Sisters of Mary Morning Star of Ghent, MN.