Gary S. Bugalski

Gary S. Bugalski, 68, Stephenson, Mich., passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021. He was born July 8, 1952, in Green Bay. 

   Gary was a 1970 graduate of Coleman High School. He operated his mechanic shop in Amberg for many years. He retired from Krueger International as a truck driver in October 2014. Gary was an excellent woodworker and during his retirement he continued to remodel their home with his beautiful creations. He enjoyed hunting but would choose any day to have a fishing pole in his hands. Gary enjoyed keeping a large vegetable garden. He loved coming home to his special animals, Buddy, Rufus and Peanut. Gary and Judy are very thankful for their many, many close friends. 

Gary is survived by his wife, Judy Barlow; his children: Brian, Brad, Brenda (Jason), Brina and Josh; his grandchildren, especially Austin who has a special place in his heart. He is further survived by Judy’s children, Christopher (Erica) Barlow and their daughter, CoCo; David (Nicole) Barlow and their children, Dylan and Riley; his siblings: Audrey (George) Taraska, Stephanie Tacilet, Marie Mcfarland, Susan Woodward and Toni Wilm; his in-laws: Ann Pringle, Chuck (Mary) Kitslaar, Mike Kitslaar, Francis Kitslaar and Lori Kitslaar; and many special nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his foster parents, Walter and Victoria Fendryk; father, Steven Bugalski; sister, Teri Bugalski; brother-in-law, Bob Kitslaar; sister-in-law, Katie Goede. 

Gary’s wishes were to have no formal services. 

The Bugalski family extends their gratitude to the entire staff of the ICU at Aurora BayCare Hospital for their care given to Gary. They were amazing. 

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