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MCUL Upper Peninsula Chapter
District IV
Michigan Credit Union League
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2018 UP Chapter of MCUL Person of the Year

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                 Gary Thyne: Integra First Federa Credit Union

UP Chapter of MCUL Person of the Year

The 2018 Upper Peninsula Chapter of the Michigan Credit Union League Person of

the Year is Gary Thyne, a member of the Board of Directors and Supervisory

Committee at Integra First Federal Credit Union. Gary has served as a credit union

volunteer for over 43 years, starting as a member of the Supervisory Committee of

Teamsters Local 328 Credit Union in Menominee, Michigan. He then stayed on as a

member of the Board of Directors in 1989 when Local 328 merged with Menominee

County Federal Credit Union. MCFCU then became Integra First Federal Credit

Union in 2016. Over the years, Gary has been involved in many areas, from the

construction of the Menominee & Stephenson branch offices to the remodeling of

the Powers office. He also was influential in the expansion of field of membership to

include Marinette, Florence, Dickinson and Delta Counties, in addition to

Menominee County. Gary was also involved in the recent name change to

Integra First Federal Credit Union and has been instrumental in its unprecedented

growth through the years.

Gary worked in the grocery industry for many years, retiring from Fairway Foods,

Menominee, Michigan, as Director of Purchasing.

Gary is very involved in the Marinette‐Menominee community, he serves on the

Menominee Holy Spirit Catholic Church parish council. He is also a lifetime member

of the Knights of Columbus since 1962, and has been the financial secretary for 18

years. He was also a member of the Menominee Catholic Central Booster Club for 11


Gary and his wife Darlene have been married for 57 years. They have four children,

six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.


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