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Official Obituary of

Gary P. Lazette

April 28, 1941 ~ February 19, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Gary Lazette Obituary

Gary P. Lazette

April 28, 1941 – February 19, 2024

 

Gary Peter Lazette, age 82 of Monroe, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 19, 2024, at Fountainview of Monroe Nursing Home.

Born April 28, 1941 in Monroe. He was one of three children of the late Clayton and Gerada (Balk) Lazette. Gary graduated from Monroe High School in 1959.

Gary made a living at Ford Motor Company at the Rawsonville Plant. He was a Set Up Man for 36 years before retiring.  Gary met and married the love of his life: Audrey Mellinger on June 4, 1966 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Maybee. They raised a family of two children and spent over 57 wonderful years together.

Gary was a member of several car clubs; he loved antique classic cars. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of the Elks Lodge of Monroe, where he was also on their bowling league. The Elks is where he obtained the position of Exalted Ruler. Gary also enjoyed going camping with his 5th wheel trailer. Both he and Audrey went down to Florida every winter with their trailer. He liked to go mushroom hunting and make bon fires. Also in his free time, you could find him playing card games with friends and family. Especially Euchre and Pinochle. Gary will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Beloved husband of Audrey Lazette. Loving father of Gretjen Lazette-Smith and Gary (Tamara) Lazette II. Dearest grandfather of Brian, Steven, Chelsea, Joseph, Hannah, Gary III, Willow, and Autumn. Great grandfather of Madelynn. Dear brother of Philip (Susie) Lazette.

In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by sister: Pamela Fetterly.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. Everyone is invited to a memorial gathering on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at Rupp Funeral Home from 12:30 pm until the time of service at 2:30 pm. Officiating is Rev. Larry Detruf.

Online condolences may be sent to www.ruppfuneralhomeinc.com

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Services

Memorial Gathering
Sunday
February 25, 2024

12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Rupp Funeral Home
2345 South Custer Road
Monroe, MI 48161

Celebration of Life
Sunday
February 25, 2024

2:30 PM
Rupp Funeral Home
2345 South Custer Road
Monroe, MI 48161

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