John J. Weslaski, 73, Wisconsin Rapids, a Stevens Point native and father of a Stevens Point man, died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the House of the Dove in Marshfield after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 12, at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center, with Pastor Kevin Ader officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 9 a.m. Monday until the services.
Condolences may be offered online at www.taylorfuneralhome.net.
Mr. Weslaski was born Oct. 21, 1940, in Stevens Point, to adoptive parents, the late Felix and Alma (Getzloff) Weslaski.
He served in the US Navy from 1959 to 1963 aboard the USS San Pueblo (AGS-30) and the USS Kankakee (AO-39).
He was married to Marilyn Helminiak Oct. 24, 1982.
He was employed by Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids in the maintenance department until his retirement.
He belonged to the USS Kankakee (AO-39) reunion party and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; three sons, Kevin (Claire) Weslaski, Racine, Allen Musch, Stevens Point, and John Weslaski Jr., Wisconsin Rapids; two daughters, Amy (Larry) White and Vickie Ironside, both of Wisconsin Rapids; one sister, Judy Whitney, Wisconsin Rapids; one brother, Jim (Melody) Weslaski, Wisconsin Rapids; six grandchildren; and his mother-in-law, Leona Helminiak, Wisconsin Rapids.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Allen Weslaski; one infant daughter, Paulette; one sister, Betty Heineck; and his father-in-law, Chester Helminiak.