John Misturak, 85, of Granite City, Ill., born April 22, 1930, in Desloge, Mo., passed away at 2:17 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at his home.
He had worked for A.O. Smith and McDonnell Douglas for many years in plant maintenance prior to his retirement from Boeing in 1993. The United States Army veteran proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Granite City, Ill., was an avid bowler, and enjoyed working puzzles. He will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Glennis O., nee Ross, Misturak, whom he married July 27, 1963, in Granite City, Ill., and who passed away May 9, 2007; parents, Peter and Anna, nee Kondrich, Misturak; a son-in-law, Donnie Lee; grandsons, Stephen Lee, John Lee and Roy "Albert" Hogan III; a brother, Frank Misturak; and a sister, Tillie McMurtry.
Surviving are a step-daughter, Holly Kramer Lee of Granite City, Ill.; a son, John M. Misturak of Granite City, Ill.; a daughter, Lisa Hogan-Yarbrough (Mike Yarbrough) of Granite City, Ill.; grandchildren, DeAnn Ehlers, Traci Hinterser, Jason Lee, Kristi Gonzalez, Michael Lee, Alexis Yarber and Kristi Yarbrough; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Kelsie, Kyle, Jordan, Cody, Matthew, Joshua, Madison, Ethen, Jaxan, Carson, Ellyana and Finnick; great-great-grandchildren, Prudence, Keegan and Wyatt; a sister, Mary Jaco of Texas; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Nancy "Nadine" and Roger Crose of Tennessee, Barbara and Erett Walchak of Tennessee, Michael Poling of Granite City, Ill.; Maxie and Lois Ross of New York, and Michael Steven Ross of Granite City, Ill.; and many nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends.
Memorials may be made to the
and may be accepted at the funeral home. www.irwinchapel.com
Visitation: In celebration of his life, visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at the funeral home with Father Jason Stone officiating. Burial with full military honors will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Edwardsville, Ill.
IRWIN CHAPEL Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Jan. 14, 2016