Obituary: Gregory Kent Giskaas

Posted at 1:11 PM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-28 15:11:40-04

Gregory Kent Giskaas passed away on October 24, 2020, at the age of 70, due to complications from multiple myeloma.

Greg was born in Minnesota but lived most of his life in the Great Falls, MT area. Greg attended Great Falls schools from kindergarten through high school, graduating from CMR in 1969. After high school, he graduated from a mechanical trade school in Fargo, ND, and was employed by Haggarty Motors, Don Ryan Olds, and Rebal Lincoln Mercury.

Greg’s military career spanned 30 years beginning when he joined the Army in 1970. Greg saw active duty while in the Army Reserve. While in San Antonio, TX, he served in Desert Storm and then returned to Ulm, MT, where he finished out his career. He retired in 2000 as a Maintenance NCO.

Greg was involved in his community in several areas. He was the chairman of the Ulm School board for 21 years along with being a member of the Cascade School board for 3 years. He was a member of the Masons and served as Grand Master of Delta and Meridian Lodges. Greg was also a member of the Harley Owners Group of Great Falls, where he forged many friendships.

Greg’s hobbies included riding his Harley; pheasant hunting with his daughter, Jennifer, and son-in-law, Jonathan Jetter, while watching their dogs work. He was an avid camper, hunter, and boater.

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