George J. Piasecki, 61, of Granite Falls, formerly of Duluth, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013 near Milan.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday, February 7, at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Duluth, with burial at the Polish Catholic Cemetery in Duluth.
George Joseph Piasecki was born March 19, 1951 in Duluth, the son of Felix and Michalina (Bedz) Piasecki. He grew up in Duluth and graduated from Cathedral High School in 1969, and attended UMD. He was a grain inspector for the State of Minnesota for 30 years, stationed in Duluth and later being transferred to Granite Falls.
He enjoyed golfing, skiing, and ran in three Grandma’s Marathons. He always looked forward to his annual fishing trips to Canada with his brother.
He was preceded in death by his father, Felix, and brother, Chester.
George is survived by his mother, Michalina of Duluth; brothers Edward (Karin) and Richard (Jackie), all of Duluth; nieces and nephews: Sarah, Kristie, Julia, Edward Jr., Michael, and Jenn. Arrangements were by Dougherty Funeral Home of Duluth.