Gerald Pelishek, age 94, of Wisconsin Dells, formerly of Darien, WI, passed away peacefully August 31, 2021 at Riverwood Assisted Dwelling following a 6-calendar year struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Private graveside funeral solutions have been held on Friday, September 3, 2021 at the Huge Spring Cemetery, rural Wisconsin Dells with Reverend Robert Hetzel officiating.
Gerald was born June 12, 1927 in Clintonville, Wisconsin, the third of 8 children of Leon and Emma (Leibert) Pelishek. Just after graduating from superior faculty, Gerry straight away volunteered for the Navy in Environment War Two and served on a mine sweeper. Honorably discharged at the end of the war, he attended the Wisconsin Institute of Technological innovation in Platteville, and Michigan Tech in Houghton, MI, learning engineering. He then pursued a job as Engineering Aide for the U.S. Forest Support, Civil Aeronautics Administration, and many development providers. He fashioned, created and operated Pelishek Contracting, Inc for lots of years and later formed Pelishek’s Wonderful Jewellery. He was a developer who welcomed several new businesses to his property community of Darien. Gerry served as Commander of the Darien Legion Post 450 formulated the Pelishek/Tiffany Character Trail served manage the Darien Corn Competition and was a extended-expression participant in the “Table of Knowledge” at the nearby restaurant. His other pursuits included horses, farming, planting trees and flowers, and travelling. He was ambitious, decided, cordial, and experienced a great amount of awareness on many subject areas.
On December 15, 1956 Gerald married Elizabeth Woodruff in Elroy, Wisconsin. A person month later he was badly hurt when an oil heater exploded and shattered his leg. An infection approximately killed him and the up coming eight decades he labored both in a wheelchair or on crutches. Through this time they moved to Williams Bay, Delavan, and then to a farm around Darien where he pursued his lots of hobbies.
Gerald was preceded in loss of life by his parents, his wife, Beth and brothers, Leon, Robert, Raymond, Charles, Daniel, and Howard. In addition to several nieces and nephews, Gerry is survived by his brother, David and sisters-in-legislation, Peggy and Doris.
It is difficult to sum up the daily life of this kind of a outstanding guy in a number of terms. Anyone who achieved him would realize a huge intellect and willpower to achieve things. He in no way retired, and very last summer months was planting trees for his new job, honeybees. His illness, and the decline of Beth only a couple days back was just extra than he could conquer.
The Picha Funeral Home and Crematory of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin assisted the family with preparations. For on-line condolences and facts, go to www.pichafuneralhome.com.