Graveside memorial services for Gary C. Mongan, 82, of Warrenton, VA, formerly of Aurelia, IA, will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Aurelia, IA, with Pastor Bruce Rapp officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by the Grashoff-McManus American Legion Post #390 of Aurelia. The Redig Funeral Home in Aurelia is in charge of arrangements.
Gary Chandler Mongan, the son of Ralph Guy and Marianne Elizabeth (Chandler) Mongan was born October 1, 1936 in Aurelia, Iowa. He attended Aurelia Community School, graduating in 1954. After graduation, Gary enlisted in the US Marines on May 27, 1954. He served for almost seventeen years where he was in radio repair and later traveled the world installing telephones in US Military bases.
On March 26, 1971 Gary was united in marrage to Keiko, and the couple made their home in Warrenton, VA.
Gary died in his home on March 6, 2019.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife Keiko and son Sabo Mongan both of Warrenton, VA. Also survived by five children from his first marriage: Cindy, David, Vickie, Judi, and Ralph, and six grandchildren. Sister, Gayle Brownmiller of Aurelia, two cousins, Sheryl and her husband Jerry Namanny of Cherokee, and Loren and Deb Mongan of Aurelia, and other relatives and friends.