Jan. 15, 1957-June 9, 2014
GHENT – Services for Jeffrey Pesek, 57, of Ghent, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will be from noon-3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Sts Cyril & Methodius Catholic Cemetery in Taunton. Military rites performed by American Legion Post 604 of Taunton.
Jeff died on Monday, June 9, 2014, at his residence in Ghent.
Jeffrey Paul Pesek was born on Jan. 15, 1957, in Marshall, to Raymond and Adeline (DeVlaeminck) Pesek. He attended St. Edward Catholic School and Minneota High School. Jeff enlisted and served in the U.S. Army. After his honorable discharge, he returned to the Minneota area for a time. He later worked as a horse farrier in Arizona, Texas and Virginia. Due to declining health, Jeff returned to Ghent in March of 2014 to be close to family. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, trapping and fishing. He also enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and canning.
Survivors include his children Yasmin (and Jose) Graulau and their son Alex of Enterprise, Ala, son Jesse (and Sharon) Pesek and their children Taytum, Trinity and Payton of Tacoma, Wash.; brother Tom Pesek of Ashland, Wis.; sister Paula (and Tim) Van Keulen of Ghent, their children Megan, Jade and Matt.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law Sandy.
Rehkamp & Horvath Funeral Directors