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Mora, MN • 320-679-1933

Braham, MN • 320-396-2121



Gavin Shepard, of Braham, formerly of Pine City, passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis  He was 57 years old.

A family celebration of Gavin’s life will be held at a future date.

Gavin Shepard was born to Curtis and Lucille Shepard in Brainerd, MN. He was the youngest of 3 children.

Gavin attended college at Moorehead State University earning a music degree, and then later also attending Pine Technical College completing the Gunsmithing program.

He enjoyed many outside hobbies, hunting, fishing, target shooting, with fall being his favorite time of year.

To his first marriage he was blessed with 3 daughters. They enjoyed spending time with their dad.

Gavin was married to Debbie in 2018 to which he added a step-daughter. Even though they were together only a short time, they shared so much love and happiness during this time.

He was preceded in death by parents Curtis and Lucille Shepard; brother, Byron Shepard; and brother-in-law, Steve Cramer.

Survived by wife, Debbie Shepard; daughters, Jessica Shepard (Matt Simon), Samantha Shepard (Will Kenowski), Kaylee (Tom) Florin, Nikki (Paul) Dahlquist; grandchildren, Makenna and Brennen Shepard, Dakota Kenowski, Hannah Dahlquist; sister, Marsha Cramer; as well as many other family and friends.


3 thoughts on “GAVIN L. SHEPARD”

  1. Sorry to hear of Gavin’s passing, he was a student of ours a few years back and we enjoyed seeing him at the Pine tech gun show every year, he was always cheerful and good to talk to.

  2. Gavin was one of the good ones at Federal. He always encouraged me on my days that were tough for me.
    He was always cheerful in his subtle
    way. He will be missed .
    God Bless and my prayers for the family!

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