Steven Louis Lisek, 84, of Three Rivers, died at 2:43 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 in Riverview Manor, Three Rivers, following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept. 1, 1926 in South Bend, Ind. to the late Hattie (Kalamaja) and Stephen Lisek.
On June 18, 1949 in St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, South Bend, Ind. he married Bette Burke who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Karen Webber (James) of Plano, Texas and Maribeth Marlow (David) of Knoxville, Tenn.; one son, Michael Lisek (Doreen) of Columbus, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Beth Mundy, Blair Webber, Kristen, Alison, Jessica, and Jake Lisek, and Matthew and Drew Marlow; one great-grandson, Cilas Mundy; and one sister, Helen Kawka of South Bend. He was preceded in death by a brother, Theodore Lisek.
Steve retired as an auditor for Ford Motor Company in Dealership Development. He was a veteran of the US Army during World War II. While living in South Bend, Ind. he was a member of BPOE Lodge #235, VFW Post 8748, and St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church. He was currently a member of Immaculate Conception/St. Clare Catholic Church, Three Rivers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5 in St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church, 2120 E. Jefferson Blvd., South Bend, Ind. Cremation will follow with burial at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park, Granger, Ind. at a later date. Friends may call from 2 until 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 in the Welsheimer Family Funeral Home North, 17033 Cleveland Rd., South Bend, Ind. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania NW, Suite 800, Washington DC, 20004 or Riverview Manor, 55378 Wilbur Blvd., Three Rivers, MI, 49093. Family and friends may leave e-mail condolences at www.welsheimer.com.