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Gary Ellis Schaack

January 9, 1958 ~ March 25, 2019 (age 61)

Gary Ellis Schaack, 61, of Venus, Florida (and Miama, Florida) passed away due to complications from a stroke on Monday, March 25, 2019 at AdvenHealth Tampa in Tampa, Florida, surrounded by family.

Born January 9, 1958 in Twin Falls, Idaho, he was the son of Edward and Florine Schaack. 

He was a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Burlington, Iowa and graduated from the University of Houston after attending the University of Northern Iowa for one year.

Gary was a professional interior house painter in the Miami area. He had an extreme zeal for life, lived life to the fullest and his smile and laughter lit up every room he entered. 

Gary is survived by his sisters, Gayle (Buzz) Wagner of Burlington, Iowa and Michelle Schaack of Cypress, Texas; his brothers, Edward Schaack of Los Angeles, California and Larry Schaack of Woods Cross, Utah; his partner Alberto Caravajal of Hollywood, Florida; 5 nieces, 2 nephews and several great nieces and nephews who were all very special to him.

He was preceded in death by his parents. 

There are no planned services

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