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Gary Oppold

January 10, 1944 — February 20, 2020

Gary Oppold,76, of Atlantic, Iowa, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020, at the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic.

Gary was born January 10, 1944, at Galveston, New Mexico, to Vernon and Guendata (Andrews) Oppold. In 1956 the family moved to Iowa and lived in the Griswold and Atlantic area where Gary lived ever since. He attended Griswold High School.

He married Nicole Lee Stierle August 28, 2018, and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Atlantic.

He worked as a body mechanic, built race cars, and surveyed for USAA Auto Insurance. He was a handyman and was good with wood and electricity. He was a “Gary” of all trades. He liked to watch old westerns and loved loud music and was always ornery.

Preceding him in death were his father, Vernon; his sister, Constance Catherine Oppold; and a brother, Butch Oppold.

Survivors include his wife, Nicole Lee Oppold; daughter, Karen Kay Oppold; stepdaughter, Lilee Kay Bradshaw; son, Gary Oppold Jr.; another son and daughters; his mother, Guendata Oppold; sister, Barb Jensen; brother, Robert Joseph Oppold; mother-in-law, Llesa Stierle; uncle, Edwin (Joann) Andrews; half-sisters, Gail Noel and Robin Oppold; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins and all his fur baby family.

Family will greet friends from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. with a prayer service and a time for sharing at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at Hockenberry Family Care Funeral Home in Atlantic, Iowa.

SERVICES Visitation

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hockenberry Family Care Funeral Home 1804 East 7th Street Atlantic, Iowa 50022

Prayer Service

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Hockenberry Family Care Funeral Home 1804 East 7th Street Atlantic, Iowa 50022

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