Gary R. Kulich(1952 - 2013)

Gary R. Kulich

Gary R. Kulich, age 60, of Plover, died January 21, 2013.

Gary was born on September 3, 1952 to Raymond & Margaret (Wirth) Kulich in Stevens Point, WI. He grew up in the area, attended St. Paul Lutheran grade school and graduated from P.J. Jacobs in 1971. He was in the last full graduating class at P.J. Jacobs high school. Gary went on to DeVry University, graduating with a degree in electronics.

Following college, Gary worked for Western Electric in the Chicago area for over 25 years, building switch board computers for telephone systems. He later decided to move back to the Stevens Point area to be closer to family. Gary worked numerous jobs in the area, until finding his nitch in commercial construction.

Gary will be remembered for his colorful, fun loving, and sentimental personality. He was known for his very giving nature, and often strived to help others in need. Gary had a passion for golf and often made Wisconsin River Golf Course his second home. In his free time, he also enjoyed bowling, darts, cribbage, fishing, hawking golf balls, and cheering on the Cubs and Chicago Bears. Gary was a great handyman and strived to stay busy with projects around his home. Gary loved his family, and in a loving way, he especially enjoyed tormenting his nieces & nephews.

Survivors include his mother, Margaret; siblings, Karen (Mark) Spreda, Deb (Dave) McMahon, Chris (Mike) Derezinski, Ken Kulich, & Scott (Jackie) Kulich; nieces & nephews, Missie (Nathan) Jakusz, Adam (Katie) McMahon, Brittney Kulich, Holly (Mike Godfrey) Derezinski, Zak Kulich, and Megan (Joe) Steffen, Michael Derezinski, Kaylee Kulich, Hailee Kulich, Paige Kulich; and great nieces, Katelyn & Ava, and great nephew, Joshua.

He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond.

A Funeral Service, paying tribute to his life, will be held 3:30 pm, Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Boston Funeral Home, with Pastor Thomas Petersen officiating. A time of sharing memories will also be held on Saturday from 12:30 pm until the time of service at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

Until we meet again on the heavenly greens at the 19th hole. We'll bring the beverages.


Published in Stevens Point Journal on Jan. 24, 2013