John proudly served our country in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was an auto shop owner and as a supervisor for Fall Creek Construction. John enjoyed building, creating model ships, and observing lighthouses. He appreciated the beauty of nature.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother and sister, and his son, Brandon Gmyrek.
John is survived by his loving wife, Rita Nielsen, of the home; stepchildren, Chris and Lisa Lovelace of Grants, New Mexico, and Patricia Craine of Greeley, Colorado; and grandchildren, Christopher Lovelace and Alicia Craine.
No services are planned at this time. Memorial contributions in memory of John Gmyrek may be made to The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.