Keith W. Gales, age 78, of the Wisconsin Veterans Home, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014.
He was born in Milwaukee, WI on June 13, 1935 to the late Thomas and Hazel (Vickery) Gales. He served with the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to 1957. Keith loved to read, play chess but his true passion was training German Shepherds.
He is survived by his wife, Sally (Catencamp-Lubinski) Gales of King and her family; a daughter, Denise Ellenbecker of Appleton; and a brother, Wes Gales of Green Bay. Keith was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Gales; a sister, Edna Garthee and a brother William Gales.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Ainsworth Hall Chapel at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, with Chaplain Rich Engle officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Military honors will follow. Burial will take place at a later date at Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The Maple Crest Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.