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Stanley G. Jashinsky
Stanley Stan G. Jashinsky, 90, Town of Brazeau, died Friday, Feb. 22 at Sharpe Care, Oconto Falls.
Born to the late Gust and Molly (Kempka) Jashinsky on Dec. 24, 1922 in the Town of Brazeau, he was one of five children. Born and raised in Wisconsin, he held various jobs, including working at a chair factory and a seed company before joining the United States Army.
He also joined the Civilian Conservation Corps which he enjoyed very much. He served in the Army from May of 1945 until his discharge in January of 1947 and was stationed in Alaska. He married Viola Mantai in 1948. After service he worked at Blatz Brewery in Milwaukee, in the bottling department and stayed with the brewery for eight and a half years, until 1955, when he moved to California. He worked construction for a while but decided on a career as a barber. He went to barber college and opened his own shop in Canoga Park which he operated for 14 years. He took the Postal Exam and began work as a Distribution Clerk in 1974. He enjoyed his postal career and received three superior performance awards and a sick leave award for 750 hours in 1983. Upon retirement the couple moved to Rost Lake where he was able to enjoy time spent hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed painting, playing the organ and traveling with his wife.
His wife Viola survives, along with a son, Gerald (Wendy) Jashinsky of Wyoming; a daughter, Patricia (Keith) Wegener of Coleman; nine grandchildren; a brother, Ernie and a sister, Helen Jeske.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers.
Friends called at Section Eight Baptist Church, Pound on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 12 noon. Pastor Giles Litzner officiated and military rites were given at the church by the Coleman American Legion. Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home, Coleman assisted the family.
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