OCEAN PARK - Gary L. Maakestad, 61, died at his Ocean Park residence on July 25, 2009. He was born in Los Angeles, the son of William and Lorraine Maakestad.
He worked as an inventory clerk in the grocery business for a number of years and moved to Ocean Park four years ago. He enjoyed hunting and was skilled at wood working.
He is survived by his mother, two children, two brothers, two sisters and six grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., on Aug. 7, at Penttila's Chapel by The Sea, Long Beach. The family requests donations in his memory to Harbor Home Health and Hospice 210 7th Street Hoquiam, WA 98550. The guest book may be signed at www.penttilaschapel.com.