Gary F.  Wolf
Gary Wolf
Gary F. Wolf

February 6, 1945 - December 12, 2018
Born in Greenville, SC
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Gary Franklin Wolf, 73, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at Wesley Acres Care Center in Des Moines, IA. Cremation rites have been accorded and a Celebration of Life will be held on his birthday, February 6, 2019, in the Minneapolis area.

Gary was born February 6, 1945, in Greenville, South Carolina, to Jacob and Margaret (Koep) Wolf. He met Helen Connelly at Moorhead State College and they married on June 15, 1968. They made their home in Minneapolis where they raised their twin daughters, Molly and Heidi. Upon becoming empty nesters, they moved to Seattle, WA where they lived for 16 years. Gary worked in Inventory Control for Korry Electronics for 10 years. He completed his Bachelors Degree at the University of Washington at age 50. In 2006 they returned to the midwest and settled in Des Moines, where he retired in 2007.

Gary is survived by his wife, Helen, two daughters, Molly (Mike) Kostecky of Mounds View, MN, and Heidi (Mike) Kilanowski of Prior Lake, MN; grandchildren, Colin and Luke Kostecky and Quinn and Owen Kilanowski ; and his siblings, Roger Wolf of Eagan, MN, Dennis (Nancy) Wolf of Minneapolis, MN, and Kathy (Steve) Schott of Rosemount, MN; and his granddog, Winnie.

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