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July 12, 1950 January 19, 2018
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Gary Robert Magnusson, 67, passed away Friday, January 19th, 2018. Gary was born July 12, 1950 to Herbert and Elsie (Kelly) Magnusson in Santa Monica, California. Gary served in the US Marine Corp in the Vietnam War as a squad leader and later promoted to Sergeant. He married his wife Peggy on October 11, 2003.

In 1975 Gary began a long career with Binswanger Glass, where he became an Area Manager. He worked for more than 35 years until his retirement in 2010. Gary loved to spend time with his family and friends. He was actively involved in golf, fishing, and being a member of the Billings Christian Church.

Gary is survived by his wife, Peggy Magnusson; daughter, Lori Box (Cliff); step-daughters, Kristen MacDonald (Todd), and Ashley Moore (Bryan); grandchildren, Shelbie Box, Taylor Box, Kennedy Box, Maddie Goodman, Evan Goodman, Alice MacDonald, Sydney Holm, Amelia Moore, and Kallie Moore; brother, Randy Magnusson; nephew, Mike Magnusson; and several cousins. Gary was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, Mo. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 25, 2018 also in the funeral home, with Pastor Darryl Schafer officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow the service at 1:00 p.m. in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Mo. Family and friends may share online condolences on this website, at

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