A visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point.
Donations should be given to Ministry Home Care Hospice, 2501 Main Street, Suite A, Stevens Point, WI 54481.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Stasko was born Oct. 14, 1928, in Plover, a son of the late Michael and Bridgette (Mansavage) Stasko. He was raised in Plover and graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School
He served in the Korean War from Sept. 25, 1948, until May 20, 1952. He was injured during the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. He served in Washington, D.C., for a short time following his return from Korea before returning to Plover.
He was married to Kathryn (Kitty) Strike on Sept. 1, 1956, in Plover. She died in 1993.
They moved to Stevens Point in the early 1960s.
He was a carpenter and general contractor for more than 20 years. For much of this time, he was the co-owner of Stasko and Hoppe Builders. He then went into building materials sales and service until his retirement in 1993.
He was an avid athlete, playing baseball during the war and later becoming an active member of the Stevens Point Country Club where he spent many hours golfing, playing tennis and curling.
Survivors include one daughter, Donna (Gary) Plahmer, Stevens Point; one son, Roger “Rusty” (Lois), Wausau; one sister, Bernice Stasko, Plover; one brother, Jim (Sandy), Tampa, Fla.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Mel and Hank.