Andrew “Andy” Edward Shuk, 94, of Stanley, died peacefully
Monday, April 30, 2018, with his family by his side.
Andy was born on September 4, 1923, in Cook County, Illinois
the son of the late Andrew and Anna (Bohowski) Shuk, SR. He
grew up in the Gilman area before entering the Marines to
fight in the Pacific Theater during WWII. He returned to the
area and married Marian Smith on June 26, 1948, at St.
Mary's Catholic Church-Stanley. The couple lived in Stanley
Andy worked for Foremost in Thorp for 25 years and for
Victory Memorial Hospital for 25 years as a Maintenance
Supervisor before retiring. Andy was an active member of the
Thorp American Legion Post 118, the Stanley V.F.W., the
Thorp Loyal Order of the Moose and the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Marian, of Stanley; his
children: Andrea (Paul) Kuehni of Delavan, Linda (Ken) Blazel
of New Berlin, Rodney (Terry) Shuk of Stanley, Barbara (Joe)
Ramirez of Richmond, VA, and Kevin (Franco Ibarra) Shuk of
San Jose, CA; his grandchildren: Korey, Julie, Michelle, Brian,
Tasha, Dylan, Marcus, Andrew and Tracey; nine great-
grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one sister-in-
law, Ruth Komarek
Andy is preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, Harry
and Marion Smith; his son, Brian; a grandson, Travis; two
brothers, John and William; and three sisters, Elsie, Kay and
A memorial mass will be held at 2PM on Saturday, May 5,
2018, at Holy Family Catholic Church-Stanley with Father
William Felix officiating. Inurnment will follow in St. Bernard's
Catholic Cemetery-Thorp. Visitation will be from 12:30PM until
the time of service Saturday at the Church. Plombon Funeral
Service assisted the family.