Obit: Myszka, David E. (1929 - 2009)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Hall, Koskey, Light, Locklear, Myszka, Nowicki, Pinter, Streveler, Zimmermann

----Source: The Record - Review (Abbotsford, WI) 7/21/2009

Myszka, David E. (4 JUL 1929 - 16 JUL 2009)

David E. Myszka, 80, Edgar, died Thursday, July 16, 2009 at Colonial Center, Colby.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday, July 20, 2009 at St. John Catholic Church, Edgar. The Rev. Robert Streveler will preside. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Friends may call Sunday from 4-8 p.m. at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Edgar and again on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church.

He was born July 4, 1929 in Athens, son of the late Jacob and Mary (Nowicki) Myszka. On September 4, 1950 he married Catherine Hall at St. Mary Catholic Church, Marathon. She survives.

David was the owner and founder of Myszka Lumber Mill, inc., incorporated in 1959. He served on the Edgar Public School Board for 22 years, was a member and office holder in the Edgar Lions Club for 20 years and served from 1983 to 1990 on the Marathon County Handicapped Children's Education Board. He also served as president of the Edgar Area Business Association and vice president of the board at the Bank of Edgar.

In 1988 David traveled to Japan with the Wisconsin delegation on a trade mission for exporting lumber and in 1996 he was a volunteer for the Farm Progress Days and was awarded the Edgar Jaycees "Man of the Year". David was a trumpet player and member of the Edgar Community Band and served on the board of directors for the Central Wisconsin Polka Club.

Survivors include his wife, Catherine, Edgar; four children, Dennis (Lynette) Myszka, Edgar, Mary Kay Light, Winfield, Ill., Jeanne Myszka, Rib Lake and Ken (Eyde) Myszka, Waukesha; six grandchildren, Shelly (Todd) Zimmermann, Liza (Wesley) Locklear, Eric Myszka, David, Susan, and Eve Light; four great grandchildren, Morgan and Riley Zimmermann, Drake and Landon Locklear; one brother, Ray (Eldora) Myszka, Marathon; and other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Regina, two sisters, Bernice Pinter and Margie Koskey and a brother, Edward Myszka.

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