OBITUARY ~ GARY LEE HENSLEY
September 23, 1942 ~ March 23, 2011
Gary Lee HENSLEY, son of Lloyd Wayne HENSLEY and Ruby Belle HOBBS, was born in Mount Ayr, Iowa on September 23, 1942.
Gary graduated from Mount Ayr High School in the class of 1961 before joining the Army Reserves. After the Army Reserves,
he worked as a farmer and later Superintendent for the City of Mount Ayr for many years.
On July 16, 1967, Gary married Dianna Elizabeth GRUNE. They have been married for 43 years and had two children: Randy
Lee and Russell Allen.
Over the years, he enjoyed numerous hobbies and interests including pony pulling, horse pulling, his grandchildren, and
driving members of the Amish community. Through these endeavors, Gary made many friends and acquaintances with whom he
relished having a good conversation.
He is survived by his wife, Dianna; son, Randy and wife Dennell of Orient, Iowa; son, Russell and wife Calli of Portland,
Oregon; and grandchildren, Wyatt, Owen, Isabella, and Oliver.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Gary passed on March 23, 2011. He was cremated and a private burial will take place in the Rose Hill Cemetery [Mount Ayr].
Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr was in charge of arrangements.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2011
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