Gaylord R. Carley
1932 - 2020
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Gaylord R. Carley

Born: June 2, 1932; in Medford, WI

Died: May 19, 2020; in Crystal Lake, IL

Gaylord R. Carley, 87, of Sycamore, Illinois, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at The Springs at Crystal Lake.

He was born June 2, 1932 in Medford, Wisconsin, the son of Roscoe and Louise (Beecher) Carley.

Gaylord graduated from University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor's degree and was a Veteran of the US Army. He was a Loan Officer at the National Bank and Trust Company for several years, later he was involved in many ventures throughout his life including owner of Neumann's Home Medical. He had a great love for cars and tractors and was a member of the Elgin Car Club.

He is survived by his step-daughters, Marika Wasmund and Lisa Bergeron, Jodi (Jim)Long; grandson, Jake Wall; several nieces and nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Yvonne.

There will be no services at this time, cremation has taken place at the Anderson Funeral Home.

A memorial is being established for Gaylord R. Carley Memorial Fund, addressed to the Carley Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

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Published in The MidWeek News on May 23, 2020.
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June 3, 2020
My hope is that at you and mom are finally together, in peace. You did so much for me. You taught me even more. You loved me unconditionally and Im left with a giant void. Ill miss our banter, our talks, your advice (even when I didnt want it), our inside jokes about Ponderosa...
I miss you so much.
Your girl.

Marika Wasmund
May 25, 2020
Rest In Peace Gaylord we love you and will miss you ! Until we meet again, the Valos family ( Billy, Dara, Anthony and Niko
Dara Valos
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