Cary D. Loveland, Minot, formerly of Lompoc, CA, died Friday, November 29,2019 at a Minot Hospital with his family at his side.
Cary was born on June 2nd, 1962 in Minot, ND to Donald and Alvina (Bertsch) Loveland. He was raised in Minot and later moved to Lompoc, California. Cary graduated from Bishop Ryan in 1980 and later graduated from Bismarck Junior College with a Mechanics Degree. After his move to Lompoc he worked for Bremer Napa Auto parts for 33 years as a manager until his stroke in January 2018 forced him into early retirement. Cary was married to Becky Schonberger for 31 years and from this union, they had 2 daughters, Nadine and Courtney.
Cary enjoyed going to the lake, camping with his family, dirt bike riding, and most of all riding his Harley with his close friends “Wayne (brother from another mother) Mark, & Brian.” Cary always felt free when he was riding on his Harley. He was well liked and known in Lompoc, California. Gary and Joan Bremer were like second parents to Cary. He appreciated everything they did for him and his family. Cary also made lifelong friends from High School, had many great times. The Sweet Water Boys knew how to party! Cary enjoyed most of all, being with family, growing up with his cousins, BBQ's, and always stated that Nadine and Courtney were the best things that ever happened to him.
Cary is survived by his loving wife of 31 years Becky, Minot; two children; Nadine, Minot, Courtney, Minot, three sisters, Sheryl Loveland, Minot, Shelley (Rick) Brown, Oklahoma City, and Holly (Randy) Bartsch, Minot, Brother-in-Law Bruce (Donna) Schonberger, nephew, Derek Bartsch, Bismarck, three nieces, Megan Bartsch, Minot, Megan (Brock) Nelson, and Alexis Schonberger, Minot, Aunt, Vetta Loveland, Fargo along with several cousins.
Cary was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Alvina Loveland, grandson, Emmett Skye Walker, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A Celebration of Cary's Life hosted by his family will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, North Minot, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot was entrusted with Cary's care.