** Please note updated information about Gary's service schedule
Gary A. Paananen, age 72, of Cottage Grove, passed away on March 12, 2020.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, Vickie; 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
Gary is survived by his wife, Sharon; former wife, Shirley; children, Eric, Gary Jr. (Shannon), Richard, Robert, Sarah and John(Johanny) Hebert; 4 sisters; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at a later date.
To protect the health and safety of all, services are currently being limited as required by state and local authorities and the CDC. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available with the obituary on our website. Check the funeral home website for the latest COVID-19 update.
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