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ERWIN F. PESEK

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Erwin F. (Erv) Pesek, 93 years, beloved husband for 62 years of Blanche, nee Kysilka; dear brother of Ethel Stepanek and the late Fred; cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. Erv was a professional 6 day bike racer who competed at Madison Square Garden, Chicago Coliseum, Montreal and Toronto, Canada. During WWII, he parachuted into Normandy Beach on D Day. Following the war, he returned to competitive bike racing until he joined Schwinn and remained there until retirement. Visitation Tuesday, March 6 from 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m. at the Becvar & Son Funeral Home, 5539 W. 127th St., Crestwood. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the (708) 824-9000 or www.becvarfuneralhome.com.

  
Published in Chicago Tribune on Mar. 5, 2012
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