ANKENY – Gary Dwayne Tonhouse, 67, of Ankeny, Iowa, passed away February 14, 2014, at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa, surrounded by his family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Gary at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Church in Ankeny, Iowa. A visitation will also be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18, at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Church. Immediately after the visitation on Tuesday, you are invited to join the family in praying the Holy Rosary for Gary in celebration of his courageous journey Home.

Gary is survived by his wife of forty-seven years, Marian, and his children, Jackie and Gary. He is also survived by his aunt, Sandy Essig, as well as his cousins, Cindy, Ted, Eric, and Kristen.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grotto of Redemption in West Bend, Iowa, or to the charity of your choice.

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