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Obituary: Gary L. Iverson

Jul 02, 2014 01:25PM ● Published by Jim

Gary L. Iverson, age 74 of Markesan, passed away on June 25, 2014 at UW Hospital in Madison, after a brief illness.

Gary was born on April 16, 1940 in Racine, WI to John and Hilda (Johnson) Iverson. On September 25, 1973, he was united in marriage to Diane Scharschmidt in Markesan. Together, Gary and Diane moved to Markesan in 1979, where they raised their family. Gary worked for 23 years for the Department of Corrections in Waupun. In his free time, he enjoyed playing Sheepshead online.

Gary is survived by his wife, Diane of Markesan; his daughter, Teresa of Milwaukee; his sons, James (Cindy) of Waupun and Joseph of Markesan; his grandchildren, Dana and James Jr.; his brother-in-law, Mike (Rosalie) Scharschmidt of Markesan; his sisters-in-law, Linda (Richard) Green of Mequon and Gayle (Wayne) Schultz of Markesan. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, his in-laws, Felix and Dolores Scharschmidt and other relatives.

A Memorial Gathering for Gary will be held on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 181 S. Main St., Markesan.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Markesan is honored to be serving the family. You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at


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