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Gregory Gleichweit was born on May 10, 1929, to George and Mildred Gleichweit in Madera, CA. He passed away on, Thursday, April 7, 2017, at the age of 87, in Fresno, CA. He attended Lincoln Grammar School, and graduated from Madera High School, Class of 1949. Greg enlisted in the United States Army, and became a radio teletype equipment repairman. When he was discharged from service, he began repairing radios and televisions, eventually opening his own shop. In the early 1960s, he had the opportunity to provide a Public Address System for the Madera County Spring Fair in Chowchilla, CA, and started Greg's Sound Service, which he operated for over 30 years. He provided sound systems for County Fairs and other events, including the Los Angeles County Fair at Fairplex in Pomona, CA, the world's largest County Fair, as well as the Southern San Joaquin Valley. Greg had many hobbies including amateur radio, and he was an avid fisherman. He also began acquiring and restoring some of the radio models that he serviced when they were new. Greg is survived by his brother, Dale Gleichweit; son, John Gleichweit; and daughter-in-law Susan. Greg also leaves behind his grandchildren, Cameron Brock, and Samantha Gleichweit. Visitation will be held at Jay Chapel, Madera, CA, on Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Graveside Service will be held at Arbor Vitae Cemetery, Madera, CA, on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Jay Chapel, 1121 Roberts Avenue, Madera, California (559)674-8814
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