Kristine L. Dye died peacefully Oct. 9, 2018, at her home in Cable, Wis. She was 61.

Kristine was born Sept. 18, 1957, in Wallace, Id. Kristine lost her parents at an early age and moved to Wisconsin with family. She attended school in Osceola and graduated from high school in 1975. Kris married her high school sweetheart, Gerry A. Dye, on May 31, 1975, in Osceola. Kris and Gerry purchased property in Cable in 1996 and began building their home on the property in 1998. Kris and Gerry made Cable their home in 2004 and Kris began work for The Evergreen Tavern as a bartender. She loved being a bartender, spending time with her friends, and sharing her contagious smile. Kris was always hardworking and willing to help others. She enjoyed her flower gardens, dragonflies, snowmobiling, rides on the Harley, spending time with her family, friends, german shepherd Max, and just being outdoors.

Kris is survived by her husband of 43 years, Gerry; three children, Jeff (Shasta Phibbs) Dye of Las Vegas, Nev.; Jenny (Shawn) Keller of Cable; and Tami (Chad) Hanks of Amery; 12 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two brothers, Marvin (Linda) Gjerning, Nekoosa; Harold (Ann) Gjerning, Osceola; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Kathleen Gjerning; brother, Ross Gjerning; mother-in-law, Lil Dye and father-in-law, Ercel Dye.

A gathering celebrating Kris’ life was held Oct. 20, at the Evergreen Tavern in Cable.

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