Gary William Nerby

Gary William Nerby, age 66, of Webster, formerly of Hudson, passed away unexpectedly on March 16, 2020.

Gary was born on Sept. 10, 1953, in Stillwater, Minn., to parents, Jeanette (McPheters) and Carlyle Nerby.

Gary enjoyed the simple things in life. His favorite hobbies included being outdoors, hunting, fishing, watching Nascar, and in his younger years, working on the farm. For 20 years he was an active member of the Danbury First Responders as well as Fire & Rescue. He will forever treasure the time spent with his grandchildren.

Gary was preceded in death is his father, Carlyle Nerby.

Gary is survived by his soulmate of 24 years, Rosie Starks; his mother, Jeanette Nerby; daughter, Christy Hoolihan; sons: Jim (Erin) Nerby, Rick (Becky) Nerby and Randy Nerby; step-children: Tyler Starks (Danielle Nordquist), Andrew Starks, Nathan Starks and Ashley (Eric) Blake; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; siblings: Glenn (Karen) Nerby, Bruce (Jackie) Nerby, Carol Sarafin (Dale Ellison); and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Yellow River Saloon, Webster.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home in Webster. Online condolences may be expressed at