Obit: Shepka, Joseph A. (1914 - 2003)

Transcriber: Stan


----Source: TRIBUNE-RECORD-GLEANER (Loyal, Wis.) 01/22/2003

Shepka, Joseph A. (6 May 1914 - 17 Jan 2003)

Joseph A. Shepka, 88, formerly of Greenwood, died on Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Marshfield. A private family service will be held at a later date at Forest Hill Cemetery, Greenwood.

Joseph A. Shepka was born on May 6, 1914, in Chicago, to Stanley and Regina Shepka. He worked for the University of Chicago as a carpenter until he retired.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce (Jack) Foster, Marshfield, and Janice (Jess) Bickel, Racine, five grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Helene, on Nov. 29, 2001.

The Cremation Society of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, is assisting the family with arrangements.



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