Gary D. Shoemaker 70, of Hamler, passed away on April 5, 2014 at the Meadows of Leipsic Ohio.  Born on Dec. 28, 1943 to Donard and Ruth Shoemaker in Leipsic.  United in marriage to Merry Reimer Fockler on January 17, 1981.

Gary is survived by his wife Merry and son Travis.  Also survived by siblings:  Bev (Larry) Maag, Jack (Jean) Shoemaker, Carol (Ron) Ellerbrock, Aleta Diemer and Kim (Kathy) Shoemaker.  Preceded in death by his parents Donard and Ruth Shoemaker.

Gary has donated his body to science at the UTMC Department of Neurosciences.  There will be no services.  Arrangements were handled by Snyder Funeral Home of Holgate Ohio.