Andrew “Andy” F. Mallek, 91, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at his home in Junction City surrounded by his family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, April 26, 2021, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Junction City with Father Packi officiating. The service will be live-streamed online at www.facebook.com/rembsfuneralhome. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm with the Knights of Columbus leading a rosary at 7:00 pm on Sunday, April 25 at Martens/Rembs Funeral Home, Junction City.
Andrew was born on May 30, 1929, at home in the town of Carson to Joseph H. and Ludmilla “Tillie” (Bandur) Mallek. He attended St. Michael’s Catholic School and graduated from 8th grade. He was united in marriage to Agnes Stanislawski on November 24, 1956, at St. Adalbert’s Catholic Church in Rosholt. She was the love of his life and his face always lit up with the biggest smile every time he looked at her. He was a dairy farmer most of his life. He also worked at Biron Paper Mill starting in 1970 and retired after 22 years.
Andrew’s main hobby was spending time with his family. He took pride in everything that had to do with his family. Family was very important to him.
Andrew and Agnes formed the Junction City Golden Stars 4H Club 45 years ago and are still the club’s leaders. Andrew was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council.
He is survived by his wife, Agnes, 13 children; Mary Ann Mallek-Kuklinski of Junction City, Michael Mallek (Tammy) of Hamilton, KS, Cindy (Jerry) Sikorski of Stevens Point, Carol (Bart) Adams of Plover, Dan (Jill) Mallek of Clarendon Hills, IL, Jean (Gary) Zagrzebski of Mosinee, John Mallek of Junction City, Darlene (Kevin) Weinfurter of Junction City, Andrew Ronald Mallek of Junction City, Nancy (Chuck) Glodowski of Stevens Point, Rose (Joe) Sweet of Beverly Hills, FL, Kevin (Saeng) Mallek of Colorado Springs, CO, and Amanda (Paul) Kieleszewski of Plover, 34 grandchildren; Michael (Kristine), Melissa (Jason), Jessica (Mike), Amber (Eric), Ashley (Tom), Nicole (Luke), Chris (Kim), Tiffany, Carl (Nicole), Justin, Riley (Emily), Alexandria (Cody), Samantha (Tyler), Patrick, Dan, Alyssa (Jake), Logan (Hannah), Kayla (Shane), Colton (Hattie), Andrew, Ryan (Abbie), Alayna (Dylan), Erica, Tyler, Grace, Kaitlyn, Morgan, Sarah, Levi, Emily, Brooke, Travis, David, and Ethan, and 25 great grandchildren; Anthony, Trinity, Isabella, Madison, Gabriel, Chase, Scarlet, Travis, Sebastian, Ellie, Jack, Ryan, Michael, Jaelynn, William, Amelia, Payton, Leo, Ginny, Aubrey, Charlie, Easton, Quinton, Emmet, and Lucy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Mary Kulinski and Dorothy Grossbier, and granddaughter, Grace Mallek.
Condolences may be sent online at www.rembsfh.com