Gary L. “Gypsy” Lefeber, 70, of Fond du Lac died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 at home with family by his side.
He was born in Fond du Lac on Sept. 23, 1950 to Edwin “Red” and Geneva “Gen” (Snortum) Lefeber. On May 30, 1998 he married Linda Nachtwey in Fond du Lac. She preceded him in death on Aug. 28, 2013.
Gary enjoyed NASCAR and NHRA drag racing. He was a devoted fan of the Green Bay Packers. Gary drove truck for Midwest Carriers, retiring in 2013.
Survivors include five children, Randy Lefeber (fiancé Lisa Hertzfeldt), Rhonda Guns, Laura Galle (fiancé Ed Mandel), Michael Galle (fiancé Karen Spencer), and Melissa (Jason) Hutter; 13 grandchildren, Justin, Dawson, Braydon, Ryan, Zachary, Jacob, Elizabeth, Christina, Stephanie, Matthew, Keenan, Rachyl, and Jessica; and 10 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by six siblings, Eugene (Audrey) Lefeber, Dennis (Shirley) Lefeber, Diane (Jim) Klotz, Cindy Knaus, Lloyd Lefeber, and Kevin Lefeber; godchild Russell (Mary) Lefeber; nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and brother-in-law Bob “Ski” Knaus.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15 at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave. in Fond du Lac. A time of sharing will follow the visitation, beginning at 5 p.m. Cremation has taken place.
The family wishes to thank Agnesian Hospice Hope and Comfort Keepers for their wonderful care of Gary. A very special thanks to the best neighbors in the world, Shawn and Candace Pierce.
Additional information and a guestbook can be found at ueckerwitt.com.