Gary Michael Poshusta, 63

Published 10:55 am Thursday, June 9, 2016

Gary Michael Poshusta, 63, of Silverdale, Washington, formerly of Austin, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016, surrounded by his children and siblings at the Seattle, Washington, VA hospital from a short illness.

Gary Michael Poshusta, 63

Gary Michael Poshusta, 63

Gary was born June 23, 1952, to Robert “Bob” and Patricia “Pat” (Proulx) Poshusta. Gary graduated from Pacelli High School. He served honorably in the U.S. Air Force. He graduated from the Hutchinson, Minnesota, voctech in non-destructive metal testing. Gary was retired from the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. Gary married Margaret Wentzel; they later divorced.

Gary is survived by daughter, Heather (Cody) Sadler, grandson, Tate Sadler; son, Robert; brothers: Richard “Dick” (Leanne), Paul (Sharroll), Craig (Joyce) and John; sisters: Jane Vander Bosch (Richard “Rick”), Susan, Nancy/Lance Thomas, and Karen Markey (David). Gary is also survived by numbers nieces and nephews. Gary’s memorial will be held at a later date.

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Family prefers memorials to any VA hospital or VA Fisher House for families of hospitalized military and veteran patients.

Gary died with great dignity and will always be missed and remembered by his family and friends.