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Paul Gene Kriska

RAMSAY, Mich. - Paul Gene Kriska, 81, a lifelong resident of Ramsay, passed away Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.

Paul Gene was born on Oct. 30, 1940, in Wakefield, a son of Paul William and Katherine Lillian (Succa) Kriska. 

He worked at Dairymen's Country Club in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, Bessemer Auto Company and the youth building at Cornerstone Church in Ramsay. 

Paul Gene loved his home, his community, but most of all he loved people and was loved by many.

He was a faithful member of Cornerstone Church.

Paul Gene is survived by a brother, Lawrence, Rockford, Illinois; a sister, Anita (Leon) Pryor, Rockford; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Francis Nathan, in 1943; and his sister-in-law, Ingrid Kriska.

The family is honoring his life in a private funeral service at a later date.

Interment will take place at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Bessemer, in the spring.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Bonnie Hongisto, Richard Kinnunen, Patty Yatchak, Don Kleimola and Pastor Roy Speck.

To view Paul Gene's obituary online and express condolences, visit 

Arrangements are entrusted to Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel Inc., in Wakefield.

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