Stephen M. Majdanik|
Stephen M. Majdanik, 47, died on September 1, 2009.
Steve was born in Great Falls, Montana and grew up in Akron. After graduating from high school in Akron he joined the U.S. Navy and was a Combat Search and Rescue Swimmer and Anti-Submarine Warfare Operator for five years. While in the Navy he was once tasked to rescue President Corazon Aquino from the roof of Malacanang Palace in the Philippines. After his honorable discharge from the Navy he lived in San Diego for more than 20 years and worked at the Naval Air Station, North Island, Coronado, California until he took a position overseas and worked at the Udairi Army Airfield in Kuwait and then in Iraq.
He was a devoted father and is survived by and will be greatly missed by his beloved son, Michael Majdanik, of San Diego; his parents, Barbara and Donald Majdanik of Akron; brother, John (Kay) Majdanik of Indianapolis; sisters, Jocelyn (Gregg) Whisler of Midlothian, Virginia, Teresa (Joseph) Kastelic of Houston, Kathryn Majdanik of Akron and many nieces and nephews. Our Lord has led him to greener pastures.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be conducted by Rev. Baize at Humphrey Mortuary, 753 Broadway, Chula Vista, California, 91910 where family and friends will gather to celebrate his life and say their goodbyes on September 18, 2009 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Sept. 10 to Sept. 11, 2009