THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Joseph V. Basak, Sr.
Issue Date: December 20, 2018
Joseph V. Basak, Sr., 96, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18 at Bay Area Medical Center in Marinette.
Born Feb. 10, 1922 in Crivitz, he served in the United States Navy in 1945 as Seaman 1/C Sv-6 USN and was a lifetime member of the VFW and also a member of the American Legion Post 413.
He married Helen Karademoulis in Chicago on June 28, 1947 and they lived there until retiring to Crivitz.
Surviving are two sons, Joseph V Basak, Jr. of Illinois and Richard (Carol) Basak of Texas; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Family will greet relatives and friends at St. Mary's Church in Crivitz on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11 a.m., with Rev. Frederick Ssrugga officiating. Military Rites will be held at the Church and burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.