Gary Michael Lorentz, 65, passed away after complications from diabetes, Saturday, December 5, 2009.
He was born May 27, 1944, in Lodi, Ohio, son of George and Charlotte Lorentz. Gary was a branch manager for Progressive Insurance Co. and retired in 1996 from Leader National Insurance Co. as a Claims Adjuster. Gary was also CPCU certified for insurance. Gary was a life member of the NRA. He held a Marine Captains License and was a scuba diver. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Gary is survived by his wife, Suzann; his daughter, Kristine Lorentz and son, Mike Lorentz. Surviving also are his step-sons, Jack (Samantha) Brown and Mark (Ruth) Brown. Gary was a beloved grandfather to Jacqueline, Allison, Harrison, Alexander and Zachary Brown. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Kathy, and son, David.
Family will receive visitors on Wednesday, December 9, 2009, from 6 p.m. until the 8 p.m. funeral service officiated by Pastor David Ballert at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St. Ravenna. Interment will occur at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2009, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Wadsworth, Ohio. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the American Diabetes Association . Please share your memories at www.mem.com.