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Gary L Barnick

April 29, 1960 — December 21, 2019

Graveside Service for Gary Barnick will be held at 11AM on Friday (12/27) at East Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery, rural Albert Lea. Rev. Matt Griggs will officiate. Online condolences are welcome at

Gary L. Barnick, age 59 of Owatonna, formerly of Albert Lea, passed away on December 21, 2019.

Gary was born on April 29, 1960 in Albert Lea to Richard and Carmen (Hoium) Barnick. He graduated from Albert Lea High School. He attended MaCalester College for one year.

Gary spent most of his life helping homeless people by opening up his home to them. 

He is survived by his sister Julie (Mark) Ackland; niece Rachel Ackland; nephew Richard (Brittney) Ackland; 4 great nieces and nephews: Sienna, Makena, Jessa, and Paxsten; other relatives and friends. 

Gary is preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to East Freeborn Lutheran Church.

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Friday, December 27, 2019

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