Galen P. Prouty, 75, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Midvale, ID, on February 14, 1942, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Katherine (Gleim) Prouty. He was educated in the schools of Cambridge, ID.
On October 24, 1964, he married Elvia Osorio in Waukegan, IL. She preceded him in death on May 9, 2016.
Galen served in the United States Navy from 1958 until his honorable discharge in 1978. After the service, he worked as a line technician for U.S. Cable/ATT until his retirement in 2003. He moved to Tupelo, MS, in 2004, returning to Kenosha in 2017. He enjoyed woodworking and was known as a handyman always fixing things. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Surviving is his three children, Bonnie (John) Griffiths, Gale (Bob) DeAngelis and Glenn (Traecy) Prouty, all of Kenosha; five grandchildren, Kevin Deal, Keith Deal, Augusta Griffiths, Charlie Jones and Autumn Jones; three great-grandchildren; six brothers, and two sisters.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Paul Griffiths; and seven brothers and sisters.
Funeral services for Galen were held privately.
Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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