Harlan P. Marshek

March 11, 1917 - May 13, 2011

Harlan P. Marshek of Waukesha died on Friday, May 13, 2011 at the Virginia Health and Rehabilitation Center at the age of 94. He was born March 11, 1917, in Jackson, the son of Peter and Clara (nee Peil) Marshek.

Harlan was a 1933 graduate of Waukesha High School and then proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Harlan and his father operated Pete's Garage in Waukesha for many years. After the garage was closed, he worked as a mechanic for UPS until his retirement at age 62. Harlan enjoyed playing tennis and was once the Waukesha city tennis champion. He was a faithful member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Harlan will be sadly missed by his son-in-law, David Grampovnik of Waukegan, Ill., and his two granddaughters, Beth and Sarah Grampovnik of Waukegan. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death his wife, Florence (nee Koehler); his daughter, Kathy Grampovnik; his sister, Mildred; and his parents.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral Mass on Wednesday, May 18, at St. Marys Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha. Burial will be in St. Josephs Catholic Cemetery in Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Arthritis Foundation, 1650 S. 108th St., West Allis, WI 53214-4021.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035. To leave the family an online tribute, please visit www.waukeshafunerals.com.