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Guy McElhaney

June 11, 1951 — January 27, 2022


Guy C. McElhaney, age 70, of Wausau passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022.

Guy was born on June 11, 1951 in Wausau and was the son of C.J. and Helen McElhaney. He graduated from Wausau High School in 1969. After graduating from North Central Technical College, he went on to serve his country honorably in the National Guard. On November 3, 1973, Guy was united in marriage to JoAnn Dupuis. They would share 48 years and two wonderful daughters, Keri and Angela. In 1986, Guy partnered with his brother Vern and Stan Podgorski to launch a small hydraulic repair business that grew into Wausau Hydraulics and Machine. He was a talented self-taught hydraulic cylinder designer who loved to solve problems. He was a proud Eagle Scout and an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a loyal Green Bay Packers Fan.

Guy is survived by his wife JoAnn of Wausau; daughters Keri (Sean) Twohig of Fond Du Lac and Angela McElhaney of Green Bay; 3 grandsons Colin, Gavin and Declan Twohig; and brothers Keith (Ruth) McElhaney, Vern (Kathy) McElhaney, sister-in-law Virginia McElhaney and hunting partner/nephew Jon McElhaney. Nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Marvin McElhaney.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, February 4, 2022, at St. Michael Catholic Church, 615 Stark Street, Wausau. The Rev. Msgr. Mark Pierce will officiate. Visitation will take place from 9:00 am until the time of service at the church on Friday. Burial will be at Restlawn Memorial Park.

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