Donald D. Klish, 69, 1726 College Ave., died Tuesday evening, June 20, 2000, at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Marshfield.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church with the Rev. Donald Przybylski officiating. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. Friday until the time of the services. Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in his name.
Mr. Klish was born Aug. 21, 1931, in the town of Carson, a son of the late George and Stella (Kluck) Klish. He entered the U.S. Navy in September 1948 in Oshkosh. He served as a seaman apprentice at an amphibious base in Little Creek, Va. He was honorably discharged on Jan. 12, 1950.
He was married to Cornelia Haka on Aug. 30, 1952, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. After their marriage, the couple settled in Milwaukee and moved back to Stevens Point in 1955. They have lived at their present address for the past 36 years. She survives.
Mr. Klish worked at Pre-Way in Wisconsin Rapids for more than 31 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping.
Survivors include three sons, Allen (Cindy), William (Lisa Huber) and Patrick (Sarah), all of Stevens Point; two daughters, Judy (Robert) Dambroski, Amherst, and Lynn (Eric) Klish, Stevens Point; 13 grandchildren; one brother, Robert (June) Klish, Stevens Point; and three sisters, Irene (Paul) Koshollek, Stevens Point, Violet Platta, Elroy, and Lillian (Ray) Rekowski, Stevens Point.
A brother, William, and a grandson, Donny Klish, preceded him in death.