Gregory Klemish, 64Gregory Lyle Klemish, age 64, of River Falls, Wis., died Wednesday, Dec. 14, at United Hospital in St. Paul, after an accelerated bout with cancer.
Gregory Lyle Klemish, age 64, of River Falls, Wis., died Wednesday, Dec. 14, at United Hospital in St. Paul, after an accelerated bout with cancer.
Gregory is survived by his wife, Alice Klemish of River Falls; daughters, Kelly (Dean) Steinmetz of Menomonie, Wis., Kari (Jason) Weber of Albertville, Minn., Kiley (Joe) Gilboe of Prior Lake, Minn.; stepchildren, Brenda Claire of Huntington Beach, Calif., Jessica (Mike) Byrnes of Delafield, Wis., Brendan (Rosie) Early of Los Angeles, Calif.; nine grandchildren; his father, Lyle Klemish of Chippewa Falls, Wis.; sisters, Debbie (Conrad) Anderson of Maiden Rock, Wis., Pam (John) Turner of Elburn, Ill., Jackie Klemish of Chippewa Falls; brother Jeff Klemish of Chippewa Falls; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen (Schwartz) Klemish.
Gregory was a field medic with the 101st Airborne in Vietnam. He worked most of his adult life as an electrician and was an avid outdoorsman. He will be missed by many, many people.
Mass of Christian burial will be held for Gregory at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 19, at St. Bridget Catholic Church in River Falls with Father Gerald Harris officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Cashman-Hill Funeral Home in River Falls, and 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Burial will be at St. Paul's North Catholic Cemetery in Bloomer, Wis.
Cashman-Hill Funeral Home is assisting the family. Please visit www.hillfuneralservice.com to leave an online condolence.
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