DEPUE -- Roger A. Kelish, 59, of 212 Martanna
St., DePue, died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at his home.
He was born Sept. 13, 1945, in Spring Valley to
Edward and Frances (Piascyk) Kelish.
He was a 1963 graduate of DePue High School. He
served in the U.S. Army from 1964 to 1968 on the USS Gaum.
Survivors include four sisters, Carol (William)
Greathouse of DePue, Nancy Young of Wyanet, Randa (David) Walters of LaSalle
and Jean (Shelton) Matson of Norway; four brothers, Terry and Gary Kelish,
both of DePue, William (Louise) Kelish of Hansen, Ky., and Rick Kelish of
St. Mary, Ga.; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Debra
He was preceded in death by his parents; one
sister, Louise Tidaback; and two half brothers, Richard and Edward Kelish.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Saturday,
in the Barto Funeral Home, DePue, and at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic
Church, DePue, with the Rev. Kevin Creegan officiating. Burial will be in
St. Mary's Cemetery, DePue.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. today in
the funeral home. (Bureau County Republican, Nov. 28, 2004, submitted by