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PONTIAC — Gary Remmel, 66, Pontiac, died at 6:07 p.m. Monday (May 23, 2011) at OSF Saint James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center, Pontiac. 

A visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Martin Funeral Home, Pontiac.

Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation.

Memorials in Gary’s name may be left to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Gary was born Aug. 21, 1944, in Washington, a son of Robert and Lois Hopewell Remmel.

He married Nancy Collins on June 30, 2006, in Mattoon.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Remmel, Pontiac; two children, Brenda McCord and Kevin Remmel, both of Mapleton; three stepdaughters, Vera Kirk, Pontiac; Michelle Lingo, Mount Vernon; and Mary Lou Greear, Neelyville, Mo.; four grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and one brother, Terry Remmel, Pekin.

He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Mr. Remmel was educated in Washington schools. He served our country in the U.S. Air Force.

He was employed by Caterpillar in Mossville  for 32 years.

 He was of the Christian faith.

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