Gary Lyle Letzgus

July 26, 1945 ~ March 25, 2019 (age 73)

Letzgus, Gary Lyle

Bay City, Michigan


          Our beloved father, grandfather, brother, and uncle passed away unexpectedly in the early hours of the morning on Monday, March 25, 2019 at his residence in Bay City, Michigan. Age 73 years. Gary was born in Bay City, Michigan on July 26, 1945 to the late Adolph C. and Ruth S. (Thompson) Letzgus. Gary was born and raised in Bay City, raised his family here, and spent the rest of his life in Bay City as well. After many years of service, Gary retired from Newcor as a Pipefitter. Before working at Newcor, Gary spent numerous years working for American Hoist. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Wenona Lodge #256 F. & A.M. Gary was an avid classic car enthusiast, who everyone will remember him by his 1965 GTO. He was fun, loving, and sociable. Lastly, Gary enjoyed going for walks around the neighborhood with his dog. He will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends.


          Left to cherish his memories are one son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Kristen Letzgus; grandchildren, Justin Letzgus, Jeremy Letzgus, and Kailey Letzgus; great-granddaughter, Olivia Letzgus; sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and John Hegenauer; nephews, Daniel Hegenauer, Matthew Hegenauer, Aaron (Marta) Hegenauer; many cousins; five step-children; and many step-grandchildren. After several years of separation, Gary is finally reunited with his son, Michael Letzgus; and his parents, Adolph C. and Ruth S. (Thompson) Letzgus.


          At the request of Gary, cremation has taken place and services will be held at the Squires Funeral Home, 211 N. Henry St. Bay City, MI 48706. Visitation will take place from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. At 7:00 p.m. there will be a Masonic service performed under the auspices of the Wenona Lodge #256 F. &A.M. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial to “Wishes of the Family”.

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