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Stanley A Pyszka

May 12, 1947 ~ October 27, 2017 (age 70)
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Stanley A. Pyszka, 70, of Waltonville, Illinois passed away at 2:11 P.M. October 27, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born May 12, 1947 in Centralia, Illinois to Stanley E. and Alice (Kerry) Pyszka. Stanley married Frances (Setzekorn) Pyszka on November 27, 1965 in DuBois, Illinois. They were blessed with nearly 52 years of marriage.

In addition to his wife, Stanley is survived by his mother, Alice Pyszka; daughter, Monica Witter and husband, Charles of Mount Vernon, Illinois; son, Stanley A. “Stash” Pyszka, special friend, Wendy, and her children, Cody Peterson and Sydney Peterson of Mount Vernon, Illinois; grandchildren, Chelbie Mitchell and husband, Kyle, Hannah Witter, Gretchen Witter, Kamber Pyszka, Lexi Pyszka, and Kaylee “Boo” Pyszka; brothers, Deno Pyszka and wife, Deanna of Alabama and Mark Pyszka of Mount Vernon, Illinois; and several siblings-in-law, nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Stanley was preceded in death by his father, Stanley E. Pyszka and his grandparents.

Stanley worked as a coal miner for 38 years at Freeman 3, Old Ben Coal, Freeman 6, and Consol Mines. He was a lifetime farmer at Pyszka Farm, which was established in 1904. He farmed cattle and grain and was very proud of his Red Angus. Stanley was the owner of Countryside Tire. He was a member of Saint Barbara Catholic Church and was the head of Finance Committee at church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Illinois Beef Association. Stanley’s greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

There will be a Visitation held Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois with a Rosary Service at 7:00 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, October 30, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. at Saint Barbara Catholic Church in Scheller, Illinois with Father John Iffert officiating. Interment will follow at Saint Barbara Cemetery in Scheller, Illinois. Memorials may be made to Saint Barbara Cemetery. 

 Service Information

October 29, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Newell Funeral Home
505 E Main Street
Waltonville, IL 62894

Funeral Mass
October 30, 2017

9:00 AM
Saint Barbara Catholic Church
RR 1
Scheller, IL 62883

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