Stanley Frank Pisk, age 80, of Miles City passed away on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at the Holy Rosary Extended Care in Miles City.
Stan was born on March 7, 1928 in Fallon, MT the son of Jan and Anna (Latka) Pisk. He was raised by his Uncle Tony and Aunt Rose Latka. He attended grade school in Fallon, Mont. and graduated from Dawson County High School. He entered the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He served in the 3rd Infantry Division while in service he received the Korean Service Medal with two bronze service stars and United Nations Service Medal at the rank of Sergeant. Following his honorable discharge, Stanley moved to Glendive where he met and married Catherine Hoffman on December 20, 1957. They lived in Glendive and Williston working in the oil industry until 1967 moving to Miles City where he worked for Schlumberger and Northern Tank Lines for over 20 years until his ill health forced him into early retirement in 1991.
Stan loved to hunt, fish, garden and spend time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Stan is survived by his wife Catherine Pisk of Miles City, and children Marie Baker of Tampa, FL, Bob Thomas (Cheryl) of Miles City, Linda (Mike) Golas of Salt Lake City, UT, Rich Thomas of Miles City, MT, Deborah (Rod) Wharton of Coeur d Alene, ID, Mary (Pat) Savage of Spokane, WA and Don (Babe) Pisk of Spokane, WA, and sisters: Julia (Steve) Hlebichuk of Billings, MT and Leona (Bill) Johnson of Billings, MT. He is also survived by fourteen grandchildren: Clifford Baker, Brad Welbes, Erica Larson, Brooke Bauman, Rainie Mullanix, Steve Golas, Shane Welbes, Melissa Welbes, Grant Nelson, Brad Hinman, Philip Golas, Kamron Douglas, Cory Thomas and Amanda Savage and five great-grandchildren: Stephen Fettig, Peyton Mullanix, Austin Bauman, Alissa Bauman & Morgan Welbes. He was preceded in death by a brother Tony Pisk and his parents.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Holy Rosary Hospice, 2600 Wilson, Miles City, MT 59301.