Gary James Proszek, 45, of Coeur d’ Alene, ID passed away September 9, 2017. Gary was born on March 28, 1972 to Theresa (Hohn) (Proszek) Allers and Larry Proszek.
Gary graduated from Lincoln High School in Lake City, Minnesota in 1992 and lived in Lake City until 2003. He then lived in Spirit Lake, Idaho until 2010. After Gary was diagnosed with cancer, he lived in Raymond, Washington until 2015, when he returned to Spirit Lake. While in Minnesota, Gary worked at the Kahler Motel in Rochester, MN and ORC Industries in Winona, MN. He then worked with his uncle, James Hohn, building pallets until he became ill with cancer.
Gary’s hobbies were cars, watching football, riding bicycles, playing video games, and card games.
Gary is preceded in death by his mother, Theresa (Proszek) Allers; brother, Richard Dean Proszek; grandparents, June and Joseph Proszek, and Betty and Anthony Hohn; and niece, Natasha Heginger. He is survived by his father, Larry Proszek; two sisters, Angie Stapleton of Wisconsin and Amanda (Gerald) Gray of Indiana; two brothers, Anthony (Darlene) Proszek and Edward Proszek of Minnesota; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 33919 N. Highway 41, Spirit Lake, ID.
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