Gary Pezewski

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Pezewski, Gary

Gary L. Pezewski, age 61, of Amherst, WI, passed away on Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Milwaukee, WI, on December 16, 1951, a son of the late Martin and Minnie (Baudino) Pezewski.

Gary married Pamela C. LeHane on September 25, 1976 in LaCrosse, WI. He was the owner of Buena Vista Exteriors and worked in the construction trade for nearly 40 years. Gary enjoyed spending time with his family - from playing cribbage with Pamela, to watching his 3 granddaughters play soccer, and talking Packers with his son - especially when they beat the Vikings! Recently, he accomplished a major goal with Cousin Jerry by climbing Mt Rainier.

A great friend, Gary was a true spirit that everyone loved to be around. He enjoyed the outdoors - hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and camping. As a supporter of the history of Portage County, Gary was a part of the Barn Project and had his photographs on display at the Nelsonville Rising Star Mill. A true man of nature, Gary also loved to garden and was responsible for planting over 20,000 trees in his lifetime, many of them on his property at Stone Oaks.

Survivors include his Wife: Pamela Pezewski of Amherst, WI; Son and Daughter in Law: Nathan and Heather Pezewski of Stevens Point, WI; Grandchildren: Casey Jahn, Abigail Pezewski, and Avery Pezewski of Stevens Point, WI; Brother: Dennis (Joyce) Pezewski of Sussex, WI; Sister: Patricia Baudino of Boulder, CO; Nieces: Jill (Randy) Adamski of Hubertus, WI; Janna (Mark) Knueppel of Hubertus, WI; Nephew: Nick (Nikki) Dingman of Milton, WI. He is also survived by his dogs Max and Jones, cat Alice, and grand-dogs Jack & Turner. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Visitation will be held at the Jungers-Holly Funeral Home in Amherst from 1 until 3 PM on Saturday, November 9th, 2013. A gathering at Standing Rocks Park will follow at 4pm for those who wish to join in a Celebration of Gary's life. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name. In his honor, please plant a tree in his memory.


Funeral Home
Jungers-Holly Funeral Home
262 Main St Amherst, WI 54406
(715) 824-3221
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Published in Stevens Point Journal on Nov. 5, 2013
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