SIKESTON -- George Mazurkiewicz, 75, died Sept. 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Feb. 6, 1928, in Milwaukee, Wis., son of the late Stefan and Josephine Mazurkiewicz, he was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in the Korean War and was a machinist at the Ladish Company before retiring.
On July 2, 1988, in Zion, Ill., he married Mary Jester Massey, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, George Mazurkiewicz and Richard Mazurkiewicz of South Milwaukee; one daughter, Betty Tavidian of Denver, Colo.; one stepson, Randy Massey of Jacksonville, Fla.; one stepdaughter, Sherry Mitchell of Kankakee, Ill.; two sisters, Arlene Mazurkiewicz and Alice Mazurkiewicz of Milwaukee; four grandchildren, Lara Disner of Arvada, Colo., Mary Leroy, Arwen Mitchell and Abby Mitchell of Kankakee; and three great-grandchildren, Brandon Disner of Arvada and Landon Massey and Logan Massey of Jacksonville, Fla.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. The Rev. Garrett Jester, a United Pentecostal minister, officiated.
Burial followed in the Holy Resurrection Armenian Cemetery in South Milwaukee.