Alan F. Narish, Elkhorn, WI

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

July 13, 1948 - November 6, 2017

Alan F. Narish; 69, of Elkhorn, WI, died unexpectedly from heart problems Monday, November 6, 2017 at his home. He was born July 13, 1948 in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Bruno C. and Mary T. (Garetto) Narish. Alan graduated from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. In his earlier years, he played semi-pro football, then moved to New York to pursue acting on stage and TV. Later he worked in sales, allowing him to travel the world. He was passionate for gardening and cooking, was an avid reader and loved Wisconsin sports.

Alan is survived by his five children: Adam (Melanie) Narish of Mesa, AZ, Casey Narish of Madison, WI, Abigail (Nick) Kemske of Minneapolis, MN, Mitchell (Hope) Narish of Janesville, WI and Billy Kehoe of Orange Beach, AL; two grandchildren, Kale and Sanna Kemske; brother, Phillip (Michele) Narish of Phoenix, AZ; niece, Melissa (Dan) Robinson; three nephews: Jim, Jeff, and John (Maria) Narish; and by a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial gathering of friends and family will be held 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home and Crematory, 730 N. Wisconsin Street, Elkhorn, WI. Online guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at www.gofundme.com/alnarish, to support the UWL Theater Arts program in his name.

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