Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Gary R. Felski Sr.

Gary R. Felski Sr., age 81, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2011, at the Becker-Shoop Center. Gary was born in Milwaukee, WI, on May 20, 1930, son of the late Walter and Agnes (Nee: Gaber) Felski.

On February 18, 1956, at St. Helen Catholic Church of Milwaukee, he was united in marriage to Kathleen M. Jeske. He was employed with the Teamsters for many years and previously at Wisconsin Motors. Gary was an active member and volunteer at St. Rita Catholic Church. A huge Packer fan, Gary also enjoyed taking long walks, body building, and had a great love for animals. He cherished time spent with his family and will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his loving wife, Kathleen; his six children, Gary Felski Jr., Kenneth (Cele) Felski, Brian Felski, Dean Felski, Jolene (Tony) Davis, Lisa (Daniel) Toler; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sisters, Vivian (Richard) Chybowski, Diane Koenig, MaryAnn Peters, Charlotte Emerick; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by ten siblings.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 28, 2011, at 10 a.m. at St. Rita Catholic Church, 4339 Douglas Ave., with Rev. Kevin Mullins OSA officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Tuesday at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Wednesday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family have been suggested.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the Becker Shoop Center for their loving and compassionate care.

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