ESCANABA - Gary Duane Pelto, 57, of 318 1/2 N. 18th St., Escanaba, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013, at his home in Escanaba. He was born Oct. 21, 1955, in Escanaba, Mich. Gary graduated from high school and then served in the U.S. military until he was honorably discharge.
He was a good natured person and loved people. Gary lived with his companion and best friend Diane Gail Nordquist. Gary was employed with Lakestate Industries and worked at the Delta Plaza Shopping Mall in Escanaba as a janitor.
Delta County Veteran's Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells. Burial will take place following services. The Anderson Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone are assisting the family with the arrangements.