Edmund L. Gesicki, 81, of Pleasant Prairie, passed away peacefully with family at his side at Parkside Manor on Sunday, January 10, 2021 after a seven year battle with Alzheimer’s.
Born on September 11, 1939 in the Town of Rietbrock, WI; he was the son of the late Edmund and Angeline (Handlosky) Gesicki. He graduated from Athens High School in 1957.
Edmund served in the United States Army from October 11th, 1962 until he was honorably discharged on September 26, 1964 after serving in Korea.
On February 4, 1967 he married Carol Jagodinski in Marathon, WI.
After working at Marathon Cheese Corp. in Marathon, he was employed by Chrysler for 41 years until his retirement.
Edmund is survived by his wife, Carol, of Pleasant Prairie, his children, Carmen (Jon) Dietz of Neenah, Steven (Jessica) of West Bend and Jennifer (Eric) Johnson of Newport Beach, CA; his four grandchildren, Jacob and Kaitlyn Dietz, Drew and Chase Johnson; his brothers Tony (Joanne), Jerry (Pam) and Robert (Barb); sisters Rose (Bruce) Nelson and Marge Ekstowicz as well as many nieces and nephews.
Ed was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church. He was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers and enjoyed golfing, bowling and being outdoors. He was very good hearted and enjoyed family reunions and time with his children and grandchildren.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents, brother Ted, and sister Louise. Also preceding him were his in-laws, Hans and Mayme Jagodinski, Erv (Anita) Jagodinski, Anna Mae (Edwin, Jr.) Volhard and Joan (Kenneth) Weisenberger.
The family would like to thank the staff at Parkside Manor and Hospice Alliance for the compassionate and kind care they gave to Ed.
A memorial service will take place when it is safe to gather. Please check the funeral home’s website in June or July for service times to be posted.