John F. Myszak Jr.

John Francis Myszak Jr., 85, of Baldwin, formerly of Grand Rapids, passed away on March 21, 2012 in Muskegon. He was born on January 13, 1927 in Grand Rapids to John and Helen Myszak. John attended Grand Rapids South High School, then enlisted in the Navy during World War II. He served on LCS 106, one of the renowned Mighty Midgets that protected battleships and destroyers.He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Wilma.

John had a long and successful career at Stow Davis. A world-class tinkerer, John spent endless hours working on projects created specifically to entertain and educate his many children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He was a strong yet humble man and a devout Catholic. He dearly loved his extensive family and instilled in them a deep moral and religious sensibility and a strong work ethic. John will be greatly missed by his sister Dorothy, his seven children, twenty-one grandchildren, and twenty great-grandchildren.

A funeral mass was celebrated on Saturday, March 24th, at Saint Ann Catholic Church in Baldwin. He will be interred at Fort Custer National Military Cemetery in Battle Creek.

John had a vast curiosity for life and a boundless love of exploration. He is now continuing that endless journey.

Donations may be made to Saint Ann Catholic Church, Baldwin. Arrangements by Verdun Funeral Home, Baldwin, Michigan (231) 745-4680.