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Gary William KOBILKA

Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

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Bill and I just had our sixty year wedding anniversary(11-14). We were married in Seattle Washington, Bill and his crew flew in from Kodiak Alaska and I flew in from St.Louis, Mo. Gary attended our wedding dinner given by their pilot, Mr. Jackson. I remember Gary as soft spoken nice young man. Bill & Jan Mondy

The minute I seen the photo I knew it was the Gary from my past. I grew up with his sister Carol and we were friends for many years. I remember Gary as a soft spoken and quiet person. My prayers go out to his family.

Mary Jane (Davis) Burket
mjburket@comcast.net

I had my new diploma in my hand, but no knowledge in my head when I started my 3M career in that subterranean pilot plant working for Gary. He knew the technical stuff and the people stuff. He knew when to let us learn the hard way, when to gently guide, and when to put the clamps on. We worked pretty hard, but he made sure we had a whole lot of fun doing it. I still have a couple of cameras that I bought from him. I'll give the old Nikon a couple of shutter clicks in his memory. My...

To Cris and family from a friend many years ago our deepest sympathy. Gary and I would lay out on the aircraft parking ramp and Gary would take time pictures of the stars and movement of the earth with his new Nicon camera. He was a true friend and I am sadden at his passing.

How do you say goodbye to somebody that helped turn you into the person you've become? I would give anything just to be with you again, even if only for just a moment.

I miss you so much.

To Jean and your brothers Paul and Dave. My deepest sympathy to you all in the lose of your father. My thoughts are with you at this time. Michelle Stein

I love you, Dad, so much. Forever and ever.

Obituaries

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March 25, 1932 ~ October 30, 2012 Survived by wife, Crisanne; children; grandchildren; brothers & sisters. Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM Monday at the Church of St. Patrick, 3535 72nd St. IGH. Visitation 3-7 PM Sunday at Roberts Funeral Home, 810-8 Barbara Ave. IGH. Also 9-10 AM prior to...

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