Written by Darla Shumway
Gary Patrick FitzSimmons, 60, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 13, 1954, in Wolf Point to Gene FitzSimmons and Patricia Neutgens. He grew up and attended schools in Wolf Point and graduated from Wolf Point High School.
On Nov. 8, 1975, he married JoLynn Sokoloski in Circle. He began his career with John Deere at the early age of 16 as a service tech in Wolf Point. He went on to be parts manager for the store. In 1989, he took a position at Benchmark Equipment in Chester as parts manager and then general manager.
In 2001, Gary and JoLynn moved to Idaho Falls where he became the store manager at Madison County Implement in Rexburg, Idaho, until the time of his death.