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February 14, 1964 - August 24, 2012

Gary was born February 14, 1964 in Cresco, Iowa to Earl Francis and Crystal (Van Horn) Nierling.  He lived in different establishments that could accommodate his needs as he grew older and has been at the Dumont Wellness Center for the past four years.  He enjoyed playing ball, swinging, going for rides, and making games interesting.

Gary passed away Friday, August 24, 2012 at the Dumont Wellness Center at the age 48.

Gary is survived by brothers and sisters Dean (Ardie) of Decorah, Joan (Rick) Underbakke of Washington, Marsha (Kenny) Kruse of Decorah, and Randy of Tomah, Wisconsin.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Darlene Kimber, an infant sister, and a brother Dale.

Funeral services will be 1 P.M. Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel.  Burial will be in the Plymouth Rock Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 pm Tuesday, August 28 at the Mengis Funeral Home.

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