THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Gary F. Birr
Gary Francis Birr, age 58, of Pound, passed away at home on October 25, 2017.
He was born to Otis and Betty Birr on December 19, 1958. He attended Oconomowoc High School, after high school he worked for his father until taking over the family business, Birrs Concrete and Masonry. On August 18, 1983 Gary married Beth Salnik and the couple were married for 34 years. She helped with the family business.
He had a passion for hunting, fishing and gardening, especially with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed watching his sons play sports.
He is survived by his loving wife, Beth; 4 sons, Chad (Karleen), Chris (Brittany), Chase (Samantha) and Chett; 6 Grandchildren, Dakota, Tailor, Alexus, Skylynn, Cayden and Remington; His mother, Betty; 4 brothers, Al (Paula), Larry (Joan), Tom (Karen) and Donnie (Tina) and one sister, Shirley (Joey); a brother-in-law, Ken Salnik and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Otis; His maternal grandparents, Leland and Emma Casper; paternal grandparents, Henry and Felcie Birr and mother and father-in-law, Ron and Charlotte Salnik.
The family sends special thanks to Dr. Volk, all of the staff of Green Bay Oncology and HSHS St.Clair hospital of Oconto Falls, Carrie Meyer, Howard Patz, the staff of Unity Hospice and Pastor Mark Kostreva for all of their care and Support.
The family will greet relatives and friends at Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home in Coleman on Thursday, November 2nd from 9 -11 am. The service will be at 11 am with Pastor Mark Kostreva officiating.