Florian Piaszak, 74
“Jack” Piaszak, 74, of Hubertus, was unexpectedly called Home by the
Lord on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1937, in Wausau to the late Anton and Monica
(nee Suchomski) Piaszak. On July 29, 1961, Jack was united in marriage
to Geraldine “Jeri” Pohl.
After serving in the U.S. Army, Jack was employed at American Motors in
Milwaukee. He then owned and operated the Mayfair Enco service station
in Milwaukee. He also worked as a salesman for both Goodyear and
Creative Marketing for many years. He later owned and operated Jack’s
Mobil Service in Milwaukee, until retiring in 1997.
Even after retiring, Jack just couldn’t be idle and continued to work
odd jobs, including Bauer Built, Do-It-Best Hardware and Piggly Wiggly.
He was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Parish in Hubertus, the Fohl-American
Legion Post No. 483 in Allenton and the West Bend Moose Lodge No. 1398.
Jack was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. After 51 years of
marriage, Jack and Jeri were life-long best friends who did everything
together. His family always came first.
His favorite past times were riding his golf cart with his constant
companion, his dog Jazzy; relaxing on his pontoon boat; shopping at
Menards and playing Hearts on his laptop. He had a “bucket list” of
things he wanted to accomplish in life and he successfully achieved many
Jack had a personality everyone loved. He was known for his sense of
humor, yet he was also serious, caring and sensitive and he loved being
surrounded by family and friends. He was the life of every party. Being
the giving and caring man Jack was, he donated bone marrow to a young
girl in California and through Jack’s Mobil Service ran many benefits
for the MACC Fund for childhood cancer.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jeri; three daughters, Jody Zuraw of
West Bend, Wendy (Duane) Mantz of Hartford, and Kim Anderson of
Brookfield; seven grandchildren, Andy Zuraw, Jamie Zuraw, Stephanie
Mantz, Justin Mantz, Sara Anderson, Abbie Anderson, and Ian Anderson;
brother and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and
He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Cindy Piaszak; his
parents Anton and Monica Piaszak; his in-laws Robert and Virginia Pohl;
two sisters, Lorraine Muth and Dolores Coakley; two brothers-in-law,
George Muth and Allen Roser; and nephew, Jeffrey Muth.
Funeral services in remembrance of Jack will be held on Wednesday, Sept.
5, with a Mass of Christian Burial at noon at St. Gabriel Catholic
Parish, 1200 St. Gabriel Way, Hubertus. Visitation will be at the church
on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of the Mass.
Myrhum - Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the
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