STRATFORD/WAUNAKEE-Gary Allen Petrick, age 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family. He was born in Fenwood, WI. In 1966, he moved to Madison where he met his wife, Carol and moved to Waunakee where he raised his four children. In 2007, he retired and moved to Stratford. Gary worked at Terra Engineering for 36 years as a low boy driver. He also spent his days driving semis coast to coast for the adventure. In his younger years, Gary was passionate about driving hobby stock racecars which led to his favorite hobby of watching or attending Nascar races. He also loved spending his time entertaining his family and friends.
Gary e is survived by his wife, Carol (Bunnell) Petrick; his sister, Nancy (Kenny) Ellenbecker; half-sisters, Patty (Mike) Sauk and Gene Loftgren; half-brother, Terry (Laurie) Petrick; his son, Gary (Nancy) Petrick; daughter, Connie Esser; son, Jeremy (Dana) Petrick; son-in-law, Mark Maly; all of his grandchildren, Krissy, Brett, Raina, Riley, Ashlyn, Jenna and Kensie; and so many more dear friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Shannon Maly; mother, Geri Dorfschmidt; father, Harvey Petrick; and brothers, Roger Petrick and Jon Petrick.
A visitation will be held at the Winn-Cress Funeral home, 5785 Hwy Q, Waunakee, on Friday, August 11th, 2017 from 5:00-8:00PM.
Gary was such a fun-loving man; and he sure loved to shoot the bull and have fun!
We would like to give a special thanks to all of the nurses and doctors at the UW hospital that took care of Gary.
Winn-Cress Funeral Home
5785 Hwy Q
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