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Gary Willard Ankney
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Birth: May 10, 1944
Coldwater
Branch County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1998
De Witt
Clinton County
Michigan, USA

Gary Willard Ankney, age 54, passed away Saturday, June 29, 1998. Born May 10, 1944, in Coldwater, MI, the son of Harold and Maybelle Ankney. Mr. Ankney was a resident of the Lansing area most of his life. He was a Veteran of the Marines, serving as a Sergeant for five years. He was employed for 28 years at General Motors, and was owner of Ankney Cocker Spaniel Kennels. He was a past member of the American Legion. Mr. Ankney was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed camping and traveling with his wife, Sally, and competing in dog obedience trials with his beloved cocker spaniels. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. Gary was preceded in death by his father, Harold. He will be greatly missed by his best friend and loving wife of 17 years, Sally (Mervau); daughters, Brenda (Rudy) Barnhill and Alane Ankney; mother, Maybelle Ankney; brothers, Ronald (Diana), Donnie (Theresa), and Larry Ankney; grandchildren, Joshua and Jessica; in-laws, Robert and Maxine Mervau; and many nieces and nephews.

Gary's wife, Sally Jo (Mervau) Ankney, whose name appears with Gary on his tombstone, was still living as of 1/4/2012. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harold G. Ankney (1917 - 1990)
  Maybelle Ankney (1918 - 2005)
 
 Spouse:
  Sally Jo Mervau Ankney (1954 - ____)
 
 Sibling:
  Larry H. Ankney (1943 - 2001)*
  Gary Willard Ankney (1944 - 1998)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Married July 30 1981 SGT. E 5 9th Marine Corps. 12/28/61-4/27/66
 
Note: 830-831
 
Burial:
Wacousta Cemetery
Wacousta
Clinton County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Marilyn
Originally Created by: Glenn Geirland
Record added: Sep 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29982670
Gary Willard Ankney
Added by: Brenda Barnhill
 
Gary Willard Ankney
Added by: Marilyn
 
Gary Willard Ankney
Added by: Glenn Geirland
 
 
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I love you Dad! And miss you!
- Brenda Barnhill
 Added: Apr. 26, 2011
 
 
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