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Gary P. â€śSoupâ€ť Wolf, 57, of Columbia City, died at 1:35 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2011 at his residence.
Born Oct. 26, 1953, he was the son of Joseph and Joan (Oâ€™Keefe) Wolf.
A life time resident of Columbia City, he graduated from Columbia City Joint High School with the Class of 1972. On Nov. 28, 1992 he married Vicki Zorger. He worked in agricultural-related fields for 35 years with 27-plus years being at AgPlus Peabody.
He was a member of St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church, Nix Settlement and attended St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, Columbia City.
Wolf also played softball for the Mudhumps and St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church. He was an avid Notre Dame fan, loved to farm, grill and golf. Next to his family, his job meant a lot to him and he loved the people he worked with.
He is survived by his wife, Vicki Wolf of Columbia City; daughters, Ciara and Michaela Wolf, also of Columbia City; mother Joan (Kenny) Rock of Leesburg; brothers, James (Mary) and Kenneth Wolf of Columbia City; step-brothers Kevin and Thomas (Laura) Rock and step-sister Terry (John) Frye; father and mother-in-law, Jerry and Jean Zorger. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph F. Wolf in 1983; nephew, Travis M. Wolf and grandparents.
Visitation will take place on Tuesday from 2 to 8 p.m. with a prayer vigil to take place at 7:30 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 315 S. Line Street, Columbia City with Father Larry Kramer officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery, Columbia City. The family requests that no floral tributes be given. Those wishing to honor Gary may give a memorial bequest to the Wolf Children Education Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. To send the family a condolence, please visit www.demoneygrimes.com.