Chester D. Shimek, 77
Chester D. Shimek, 77, of Stevens Point, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the Stevens PointCareCenter while under the care of Heartland Hospice.
He was born on May 31, 1935, in Stevens Point, to the late John and Catherine (Hintz) Shimek, and had worked seasonally at Del Monte in Plover for over 25 years. He loved to go fishing and for rides in his truck.
Survivors include his son, Ronald; sister, Helen (Burt) Haessly; and former wife, Helen Shimek, all of Stevens Point.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters.
The family thanks the staff at Stevens PointCareCenter for their excellent care of Chester.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home, 703 2nd Street, Stevens Point, with Deacon Richard Rozumalski officiating. Burial will take place in St. Stephen’s Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.