Richard D. Mansavage
Richard D. Mansavage, 71, Plover, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at home after battling multiple health issues.
He was born in Stevens Point, Nov. 16, 1945, to the late Edward and Lucille (Adamczak) Mansavage. He attended St. Peter Catholic School and Pacelli High School.
He entered the U.S. Air Force Aug. 23, 1963, and was honorably discharged in 1967.
His marriage to Jeanette Stanislawski took place Dec. 7, 1968, at St. Joseph’s Church, Stevens Point. After their marriage, they settled in Plover. His wife, Jeanette, survives.
He worked as assistant manager at Robby’s Restaurant before becoming employed at the U.S. Postal Service in Stevens Point, where he retired after 35 years of service Nov. 1, 2009.
In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, playing cards, camping with his summer buddies at Wildlife Campground for more than 30 years, and spending time with his family, friends and grandchildren.
He was a member of St. Bronislava’s Holy Name, PLAV Post 185, Moose Lodge 1572, and the Elks Lodge 641 of Stevens Point.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette; one daughter, Marcia (Karl) Orlikowski, Custer; two sons, William (Tom Walczak) Mansavage, Plover; and Jason (Jessica) Mansavage, Stevens Point; and four grandchildren, Amber and Derek Orlikowski and Owen and Bennett Mansavage.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Mansavage; and one sister, LaNaeh Laszewski.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at St. Bronislava Catholic Church 3200 Plover Road, Plover, with Rev. Edward Shuttleworth officiating. Private burial will take place at a later date.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Pisarski Funeral Home in Plover, and again Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of the service at church. A Parish Rosary, along with the St. Bronislava Holy Name, will be prayed at 6:30 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. The Pisarski Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.pisarskifuneralhome.com