He was born on June 7, 1950, in Elk River to Edward and Eileen (Posterick) Gadach.
He graduated from Elk River High School in 1969 and then joined the Marine Corps where he served for 2 years. He worked as a customer service representative for Arrow Building as well as other lumber yards in the area. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. After retirement, he loved to go to auctions and garage sales.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edward; infant brother, Steven and his grandparents, Michael and Rose Gadacz, William and Claudia Posterick.
Survived by his wife, Marilyn (Lee); children, Adam (Jackie) Gadach, Eric (Michelle) Gadach, Iris (Mike) Ristow; mother, Eileen Gadach; siblings, Teresa Gadach, Gerald Gadach, Edward (Amy) Gadach, Lynn Gadach, Mary Jo Gadach, Janet (Glen) Tschida; grandchildren, Makayla, Annabelle; step children, Jeff (GyGy) Lee, Kevin (Jen) Lee; step grandchildren, Anna Lee, Allison Lee, Nick Lee; Natasha Lee, Heather Lee, Rachel Lee, Nathan Lee; step great grandchildren Isabel, Chase, Aleah.
Memorial Service 11 AM Monday, December 23, 2013, at the New Richmond United Methodist Church, 209 East 2nd St. Visitation 4-8 PM Sunday at the church and also one hour prior to the service.