Melissa Ann Piesik
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Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center
2201 Chestnut Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Melissa Ann Piesik

Wisconsin Rapids - Melissa Ann Piesik, age 43, of Wisconsin Rapids, died Sunday, August 4, 2019 in an accident that occurred near her home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 10. 2019 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 820 13th St. So., Wisconsin Rapids. Rev. Jerome Patric will officiate. Entombment will be at the Good Shepherd Mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a time of visitation at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, 2201 Chestnut Street, Wisconsin Rapids, from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. on Friday, August 9 and on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until the Mass at 11:00 A.M. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. A rosary service will be held at the funeral home at 7:30 P.M. on Friday. Online condolences may be expressed at www.taylorfuneralhome.net.

Melissa was born May 19, 1976 in Marshfield, WI to William and Patricia (Lieble) Meyer. She graduated from Marshfield High School in 1995 and continued her education at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, earning her bachelor's degree in education in 2000. She later earned her master's degree in education from Viterbo University, graduating in 2007.

Melissa taught four-year-old kindergarten at St. Lawrence Catholic School in Wisconsin Rapids, and most recently taught four-year-old kindergarten at the Imagination Center at Pacelli Catholic School, Bannach location.

Melissa was united in marriage to Brian Piesik on June 7, 2003 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Marshfield. They were blessed with sixteen years of marriage and the birth of three children: Kayleigh, Emma and Hayden.

Melissa was a very patient, loving woman that loved being around children. She was passionate about her career as a teacher. She enjoyed doing children's crafts, arts and painting. She was proud to be a Girl Scout Leader for Kayleigh and Emma and that she was able to attend Cub Scout camp with Hayden for three years. Melissa liked to garden and raised various vegetables and flowers. She enjoyed collecting caterpillars and raising them to become monarch butterflies. Melissa looked forward to Christmas time every year and all the joy it brought to her children and family. She loved baking everyone's favorite Christmas cookies, decorating and displaying her Christmas village every year. Melissa also loved to travel and collected metal spoons from the various places she went. Melissa and her family just returned from a summer trip to the Duluth, North Shore, and Apostle Islands when her life was tragically ended.

Melissa is survived by her loving husband, Brian and their children Kayleigh, Emma and Hayden; her parents, Bill and Pat Meyer and her brother, Kevin (Bonnie) Meyer all of Marshfield; her in-laws, Jerome and Darlene Piesik of Stevens Point; brothers-in-law: Jeremy (Lisa) Piesik and Rick Piesik of Stevens Point; nephews: Zachary and Spencer; and niece, Samantha. She is preceded in death by her grandparents and her favorite dog, Ace.

Memorials may be directed to Melissa's family to be used for future college education expenses for the children.





Published by Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune from Aug. 6 to Aug. 7, 2019.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Aug
9
Visitation
4:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center
2201 Chestnut Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Aug
9
Rosary
7:30p.m.
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center
2201 Chestnut Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Aug
10
Visitation
10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
820 13th St. So., Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Aug
10
Mass of Christian Burial
11:00a.m.
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820 13th St. So., Wisconsin Rapids, WI
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Melissa always had a smile on her face and saw the positive in every situation. She will be truly missed. My heart goes out to those she leaves behind. May she rest in peace!
Brenda Walczak
August 10, 2019
What a beautiful lady, gone way too soon. Rest in peace
Cindy wiese
August 8, 2019
Our deepest condolences to Brian and the family. We are holding you up in our prayers.
Paul Frigoli
August 8, 2019
Brian and family:
I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to each of you. God's plans are not always our plans. Please be there for each other in tragic time in your lives. I will add you to my daily rosary petitions.
Dawn Schmutzer
August 8, 2019
My deepest condolences, Brian, in the loss of your wife. I pray that your memories carry you and your family through this difficult time. God bless.
Nannette Reid
August 8, 2019
Sorry for your loss to your family..Prayers to you and your family
Linda and Jack Sipe
Acquaintance
August 8, 2019
Melissa & I had so much fun working together all those years in 4k at Sacred Heart & St Lawrence. She was so patient, kind and loved to teach. She touched so many young lives over the years. I am going to miss her laugh and her friendship. I am so very sorry for the loss of your wonderful wife and for your children's loving mother.
Jo Ann & Jim Wendels
August 8, 2019
Brian, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that you and your family can find peace and solace one day
Heather Jaskie Barrios
August 8, 2019
Peace and healing all the way from Heaven is my prayer for all those who loved Melissa..I am so very sorry for your great loss♥
Shelley Domine
August 7, 2019
Peace and healing from Heaven is my prayer for all who loved Melissa ..I am so very sorry for your great loss♥
Shelley Domine
August 7, 2019
Our daughter Lucia had her as her first teacher ever for 4 year old kindergarten at St. Lawrence. We still talk about what an amazing teacher she was for our daughter. So creative and compassionate. We will never forget her. Our whole family is devastated and our thoughts and prayers
are with you. Mary Beth, Mark and Lucia Nicklaus
August 7, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. Melissa student taught with me in Marshfield prior to earning her teaching degree. Melissa was delightful to work with, and the children loved her.
August 7, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.
Ann Nowak
August 7, 2019
We are so very sorry for your loss our granddaughter Addison Slusser is a classmate of Hayden.praying for your family during this tragic time.
Scott & Mary miltimore
August 7, 2019
Brian, you & your family are in my thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. Melissa was the 4K teacher for two of my grandchildren and she was an AWESOME teacher. With deepest sympathies and condolences.
Barbara Peeters
August 7, 2019
So very sorry for your tragic loss. Bob & Marj
MARJORIE TELL
August 7, 2019
Brian I am so very sorry for your loss. May God give you and your children the strength to go on. My prayers are sent out to you and your children.
Stephanie Greco-Disher
August 7, 2019
Stephanie Greco-Disher
August 7, 2019
Lisa and Kurt Springob
August 7, 2019
I helped out in her classroom one morning and was amazed at how creative she was in making cool Halloween snacks with the kids! She had lots of energy and those little kids just adored her. She will truly be missed. Our prayers go out to the Piesik family.
John & LeeAnn Stremkowski
Family
August 6, 2019
Remembering your wedding day, my son was ringbearer, Bill and Pat so sorry for your loss Melissa's husband and children so sorry for your loss. What a great person she was!! In are hearts forever.
Marilyn Bailey
August 6, 2019
Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Muriel and Jeff
MURIEL JAZDZEWSKI
August 6, 2019
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