Gary passed away Monday, February 24, 2020 at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born June 24, 1954 in Muskegon, the son of Robert and Catherine (Fischer) Pelfresne. Gary was a graduate of Mona Shores High School. He worked at Richard's Plumbing and Heating before joining his father and brothers at Hanson Distributing Company for over 30 years until his retirement in 2019. Gary had many collections and was an avid metal detector which he enjoyed with his late friend Glenn. On June 29, 1974 at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Otsego, he married Susan Akright who survives. Also surviving are his children, Justin Pelfresne, Alayna (Derek) Lewis and Caitlyn Pelfresne; grandchildren, Ethan and Genesis, and his siblings, Lois (Gary) Herline, Robert (Karen) Pelfresne, Nancy Pelfresne, James (Sarah) Pelfresne, Linda (John) Stegeman, William (Terri) Pelfresne, Lori (Dan) Baas, and Janet (Brian) Vestergaard. He was preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Adam F. Carter. According to his wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with Gary's family starting at 1:00 P.M., Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the Memorial Service at 3:00 P.M. Contributions in memory of Gary may be made to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to honor his father. Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.