Francis G. Gilboy
Francis G. Gilboy, 88, of Kewaskum, found eternal peace on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007.
He was born on Dec. 12, 1918, in the town of Osceola, Dundee, the son of the late George and Olive (Leisses) Gilboy, and on Sept. 27, 1952, he was united in marriage to Jeane Trapp.
The couple had made their home in Kewaskum since 1954.
Francis was employed by Regal Ware Inc. in Kewaskum for more than 33 years and was a member of the 25-Year Club.
He was the financial secretary/treasurer of Local 849 for 32 years, and was the manager and custodian of the Local 849 Labor Center for 35 years.
Francis was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum, the Knights of Columbus Father Casper Rehrl Council 1964 West Bend, the Democratic Party of Washington County and the Kewaskum and Campbellsport senior centers.
He served as treasurer of the Campbellsport Seniors for 22 years.
Francis enjoyed playing cards, listening to and watching baseball, football and basketball games, and enjoyed working on woodworking projects and working on projects outside in the yard.
Francis was a loyal fan of the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks and Wisconsin Badgers.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Jeane; a sister-in-law, Bernie Trapp of Kewaskum; a brother-in-law, Paul Becker of Ogden, Utah; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Francis was preceded in death by a sister, Ramona, and a brother, Lawrence (Marge) Gilboy.
Funeral services for Francis will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum.
Father Edwin Kornath will officiate and burial will follow in Holy Trinity Catholic Church Cemetery in Kewaskum.
Relatives and friends may call on Saturday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of services.
Additional information and guest book may be found at www.millermartin.com.