September 12, 1954 ~ March 15, 2010
Gary Herbert Kranz, 55, died Monday, March 15, 2010 at home.
Gary was born on September 12, 1954 at St. Luke's in Fargo. He attended St. Mary's Cathedral Grade School and Shanley High School where he proudly played for Sid Cichy. Gar was selected as a center on the "all conference" football team in 1971.
After receiving a B.S. in Mathematics from NDSU, he taught in Maddock ND, and Browns Valley MN. He returned to NDSU and completed an M.S. in Computer Science. He was a computer programmer for Unisys in Minneapolis. and for TeamQuest in Clear Lake Iowa. He retired to Fargo in 2008.
Gary was an avid card player and reader as well as an enthusiastic sports fan.
He leaves behind two beloved daughters, Danielle Kranz and Amanda (Robert) Mehling. Gary is also survived by his mother, Doris, a sister, Gayle (Duane) Noraker, two brothers; Gerald and Gordon (Terri), and an ex-wife, Jamie.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gilbert N. Kranz, a brother Gilbert C., and a sister-in-law Renee.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo