Frank “Butch” Meshak, 80, Stevens Point, died Saturday, May 28, 2016, at his home while under the care of Ministry Hospice.
A memorial service is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at the Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point.
Visitation is scheduled at the funeral chapel from 3 p.m. Thursday until the service.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Meshak was born Jan. 20, 1936, a son of the late Frank
and Johanna (Kranski) Meshak Sr. He attended St. Stanislaus grade school and
graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1953.
He was employed by the Filtz and Kalp grocery stores.
In 1956, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps as a part of the
Badger Platoon. After boot camp at San Diego, Calif., he was assigned to the
3rd Marine Division and stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He spent his time in the
Marine Corps as a cook and a baker. He was honorably discharged at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
After his discharge, he returned to Stevens Point and was employed
by the Jurgella Food Store, then went to work for the Copps Corp. where he
retired after 40 years of service.
He was married to Sally Wierzba Oct. 29, 1960. They celebrated
their 55th anniversary in 2015.
Survivors include his wife, Sally; two daughters, Cheryl
(Chris) Filtz and Marcia Meshak; two sons, Mark (Julie) Meshak and Paul (Rita)
Meshak; one brother, Joe (Germaine) Meshak; one sister, Shirley (Robert)
Strike; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Marie Meshak;
three brothers, John, Ralph and Leonard; and two sisters, Marge and Rita Meshak.