Gary K. Van Stee

Gary K. Van Stee, died Oct. 17, 2013, a native of Jamestown, N.Y., also a resident of Lake Mary, Fla. for 25 years.

He was the husband of Elaine E. (nee Anderson) Van Stee; father of Laurie (Timothy) Klaus and Darlene K. (James) Lavin; and grandfather of Alyssa and Kristen Klaus. He was predeceased by his brother, Donn C. Van Stee; and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest J. Van Stee.

He leaves behind many nieces and nephews as well as five sisters-in-law and four brothers-in-law.

His interest in antique cars was reflected in his serving two terms as president of the Chautauqua Lake Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America and the honor of a life membership of the AACA.

He was a graduate of Jamestown High School.

He was the retired vice president of the former Van Stee Corporation where he worked for nearly 50 years.

He was a trustee of the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church of Lakewood, N.Y.

A celebration of life service and reception will be held Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn, 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, N.Y.

Memorials can be made to The Chapel, 500 Crosspoint Pkwy., Getzville.