Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2012 at Shepherd of the Pines Lutheran Church in Rice for Gary W. Gummert, age 66. He passed away Sunday at his home surrounded by his loving family after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer. Rev. Robert Trinklein will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Shepherd of the Pines Lutheran Church in Rice and one hour prior to the services Friday. Church prayers will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.