Roger Kelish

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 Lamkin.

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 Janine Crandell)




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