Gary Louis Tetnowski, of Mora, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at his home. He was 78 years old.

He was born at the Swedish Hospital in Minneapolis on Oct. 24, 1941. He attended Henry High School in Minneapolis and moved to Braham when he was 17. He graduated from Braham High School and joined the service. He returned to Braham and raised his family. He worked in manufacturing as quality control for many years.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He taught his son’s, Dan and Darwin, all about being an outdoorsman, and those skills have been passed on to his grandsons. He also enjoyed spending time with family and had many friends.

He was preceded in death by his birth father, Louis Tetnowski; mother, Tillie and father, Henry Anderson; son, Darwin; and grandson, Chad Bruno.

He is survived by his sister, Sharon Anderson of Isle; daughter, Teri (Jeff); grandsons, Chance and Chaz of Casa Grande, Arizona; son, Dan (Annie); granddaughter, Nikki (Cody); great-grandsons, Caiden and Maverick; grandson, Aaron (Tori) of Mora; grandsons, Jacob and Zach of Mora; stepdaughters, Tracy Thielen and Julie Krone; and nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life was held at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at Dresser-Methven Funeral Home in Mora, with Reverend Bob DeYoung officiating. Military Honors provided by the Mora American Legion.  

Arrangements provided by Dresser Methven Funeral and Cremation Services.

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