Steve A. Shimanek

August 18, 1925-June 13, 2018

Prayer Vigil for Steve A. Shimanek, 92 was at 7:00 p.m. Sun., June 17, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Mass of Christian burial was 10:00 a.m. Mon., June 18, 2018 at St. Joseph’s officiated by Rev. Ed Menasco. Burial followed at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Cordry- Gritz Funeral Home. Steve was born east of Hennessey on August 18, 1925 to Bohomill and Fannie Harak Shimanek and died Wed., June 13, 2018 at Hennessey Care Center. He married Bessie Jane Peach in Hennessey on November 27, 1945. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, St. Joseph’s Men’s Club, the Knights of Columbus, the #1 Polka Club, the Hennessey Powder and String Club and the Oldies Tractor Club. Steve is survived by four daughters Linda Zielny and husband John, Carol McNally, all of Marshall, Donna White and husband George of Enid, Janie Jackson and husband Mike of Hennessey; eight grandchildren Lezlie Hardin, Jason Zielny, Lisa Newby, Kyle White, Lacey Kolich, Jeremy Jackson, Amber Hames, Megan Wren; eight great grandchildren; four brothers Bernie Shimanek, Richard Shimanek, Jim Shimanek, Danny Shimanek and one sister Rose Ann Schovanec. Steve was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Bessie; one son-in-law Tim McNally, two sisters Alice Jones and Betty Hudson. Memorial donations may be made in his name to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with the funeral home serving as custodian of the fund.


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