Gary Edwin AgetonNovember 12, 1943 ~ June 16, 2018 (age 74)
Going home celebration for Gary E. Ageton, 74, of Battle Creek will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at St. John Lutheran Church, Battle Creek. Burial will be in the parish Cemetery, Battle Creek. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the church. Steffen Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Gary died Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Community Pride Care Center.
Gary Edwin Ageton was born November 12, 1943, in Huron, SD, to Maynard and Fern (Prouty) Ageton. He graduated from Huron High School in 1962. In 1963, he joined the U.S. Navy and served until 1967.
He earned Associate degrees in Electronics and Electromechanical Technology from the University of South Dakota Springfield and NECC, respectively. He was employed at Dale Electronics/Vishay for over 30 years as a maintenance technician, retiring in 2008.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Battle Creek, and served on various church boards including elder, trustee, and school board.
He was united in marriage to Kathleen Vagle on June 16, 1973, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Estherville, Iowa. They were married for 45 years and blessed with three children.
Gary is survived by his wife Kathy; daughter Amy (Brian) Kniffen of Madrid, Iowa, and their two sons, Colton and Wyatt; son Christopher Ageton of Windsor, Colorado; son Brian (Shayla) Ageton and their son Nixon of Omaha; his sister Lavonne Huneck of Cobble Hill, British Columbia, Canada, as well as several beloved nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his twin sister Mary, and brothers Maynard Jr. and Larry.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the scholarship fund at St. John School, Battle Creek, or the Orphan Grain Train.