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Gary M. Cleveland 1951 ~ 2013
Gary M. Cleveland, age 62, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at home with his family by his side. He was born on July 10, 1951 to Hollis Edward and Clarice (Logan) Cleveland in Birmingham, AL. He married the love of his life, Deborah Doughty, on October 23, 1971 in Pinellas Park, FL.
Gary was the minister at Oakhaven Church for the last thirty-seven years. He dedicated his life to serving others and loving his family. He loved spending time with young people. His ministry included over twenty years serving on the Wisconsin Christian Youth Camp board and spending two weeks each summer teaching and mentoring young people how to live a life and faith that matters. He also loved hiking, canoeing and backpacking and spent one week each summer with Oakhaven's youth group on their annual Youth Trek. Gary lived his life with open arms and gratitude to the God who created him.
Memorials may be made to Wisconsin Christian Youth Camp (mail to Guy Marshall, WCYC treasurer, 2750 Saeman Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53081) and The House of Compassion in Rochester, MN. The family would like send a Thank You to the Oakhaven church family, House of Compassion, Dr. Matthew Block at Mayo Clinic, and the Aurora VNA -
Were honored at the 2013 WCYC annual meeting.
They were amoung the camp founders in 1955 and have been so active since. From session directors, counselors, teachers, kitchen staff and serving on the board of directors, registrars, and on and on. What you see at camp today in part is because of Monroe & Julia. They are a part of an amazing team of volunteers that make this camp what it is.
Check back to this page at about 10-23-13 for more news from the annual meeting.
Annual meeting Report:
Elected to the board of directors are:
Kevin Van Buskirk, Steve Frazier, Ryan Roling.
BOD officers for 2014 are: President - Gary Byram, VP - Rob Daniel, Treasurer - Guy Marshall, Secretary - Cliff Cunningham.