Joseph ‘Joe’ Hayostek, 91


A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, June 25, 2010, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church South, Cedarburg, at 1 p.m. for Joseph "Joe" Hayostek who passed away peacefully on June 22, 2010, at the age of 91. Visitation will be held at the church from noon until the time of the Mass. Entombment will be at Resurrection Cemetery.

For online condolences, please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com. Mueller Funeral Home of Cedarburg is assisting the family.

Joe was born in Crystal Falls, Mich., on March 15, 1919, to Joseph and Stella (nee Archosky) Hayostek.  He was a champion tennis player for Crystal Falls High School. Joe met Bernice Sommers at an ice skating rink on Bradford Beach in 1938. They were later married on Aug. 29, 1942, at Holy Rosary Church in Milwaukee. They recently celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary.

Joe served his country during World War II in the Army, where he was a field artilleryman in the South Pacific for three years.  Upon returning to the states, he worked for Wisconsin Telephone Co., where he retired after 36 years.
Joe liked to golf, bowl and sing, especially in church.  He was a devoted family man and was a Scout leader and Little League coach for his children’s teams.

Joe is survived by his beloved wife, Bernice; his loving children, Jim (Donna) Hayostek of Naperville, Ill., Wayne (Judy) Hayostek of Kewaskum and Sharon Hayostek of Chippewa Falls; grandchildren, Nicole Hayostek of Aurora, Ill., Damon Fisch of Bolingbrook, Ill, Lori (Armando) Arteaga of Channahon, Ill., Sylvia (Thorsten) Hayostek of Kewaskum and Thomas Hayostek of Germany; great-grandchildren, Nicole, Nadine, Armando Jr., Taylen and Evan; and great-great-grandson, Mason.  He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Caroline (John) Kaufman; and his brother, Tom (Dorothy) Haynes.