Gary Harold Langerud, 66, of rural Hawley, MN, passed away on Monday, August 7, 2023, in his home, and went to his eternal home to be with his Lord and Savior.
Gary was born on May 28, 1957, to Gordon and June (Sahlberg) Langerud, in Moorhead, MN. He grew up on the family farm in rural Hawley, MN. He attended Ulen Hitterdal Schools where he graduated from High School. He attended UMC in Crookston, MN, then NDSU in Fargo, ND, before returning to farming on the family farm. He was united in marriage to his college sweetheart, Debra Warner, on October 21, 1978, in Crookston, MN. Gary began working with Flom Insurance until he was hired as the Manager of Flom Region Mutual where he worked until his passing.
Gary loved to train colts and going to Medora where he enjoyed trail riding with Pete. He also loved his garden, cooking, baking, and was known for his butter buns and cookies. He enjoyed leatherworking, specifically with saddles, reins and harnesses. He was a member of the Keene Cemetery Board and on the Maranatha Lutheran Church Board.
Gary is survived by his loving wife, Debi; children, Jason (Kelli) Langerud and Jodi (Kyle) Johnson; grandchildren, Ali, Kaia, Ty, Bri, and Trey Langerud, Sierra, Grady, and Carissa Johnson; siblings, Hazel (Ron) Butenhoff, Clifford (Mary) Langerud, Pauline (Ken) Pederson, and Barb Morken; and many other loving relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and June, brother, David Langerud, and his brother-in-law, Curt Morken.
A graveside service for family and friends will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at 10:00 A.M., at Keene Cemetery, near Ulen, MN.