Gary Gilbert Stork, age 79, went to be with his heavenly father on October 9, 2021. He was born December 8, 1941 in Blair, Nebraska to Gilbert and Opal Stork. Gary proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corp. He married Helen Townsend and they were married 32 years having 3 children together. He later married Viktoriya Bruknanor, gaining a beloved stepson. He is survived by children Kimberly Desroche, Kurt Stork and his wife Rhonda, Jeffery Stork and Kivill Bryukhanov and wife Iryna. His grandchildren Jared Desroche and wife Kassidy, Chandler Desroche, Jacob Stork, Logan Stork, Abigail Stork and Eli Bryukhanov.
He was active in thorobred racing and raced horses throughout the country. He loved bridge and was a Gold Life Master. He created lifetime friends playing bridge and racing. Gary loved baseball, especially the Braves, cherished his grandchildren and loved spending time with them, always cheered on the Oklahoma Sooners and was an avid tennis player.
He was an active member of the Zion Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Zion Lutheran Church for the Stained Glass Restoration Project. Please include a notice of memorial donation for Gary Stork designated for the Stained Glass Restoration Project and mail donations to the following address:
Attn: Pastor Ron Christie
Zion Lutheran Church
7701 W Britton Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73132
We will miss his horse stories, quirky sense of humor and his loyal friendship. Gary will be remembered as a stern but loving father, a teddy bear of a PoPo and a loyal friend.
Gary’s memorial service will be Saturday, October 16th, at 10:00 AM at Buchanan Funeral Service. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Fort Sill National Cemetery.
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