MSgt. Peter P. Liszewski, Sr. of Anna, formerly of DuBois, departed this life at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna, on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 11:22 PM. He had attained the age of 84 years, 6 months and 13 days.
Mr. Liszewski was born on June 21, 1931 in DuBois, the son of Peter Walter and Martha A. (Barczewski) Liszewski. He was united in marriage to Rita Reidelberger on July 27, 1957 in Nashville, and she preceded him in death on November 2, 2011.
Peter was an engineer for the United States Air Force for 22 ½ years until his retirement. He was a member of the St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom, and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Peter enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with grandchildren.
Left to mourn his passing are his four children, Brian Liszewski of DuBois, Bradley Liszewski and wife Pat of Hoyleton, Barb Nadolski of DuQuoin, and Peter Liszewski and wife Brandy of St. Louis, MO; two sisters, Gertrude Meehan of Nashville, IL and Dorothy Prusacki of DuQuoin; a brother, John Liszewski and wife Geraldine of DuBois; two sisters-in-law, Christine Reidelberger of Tamaroa, and Marlene Reidelberger of Forsyth; a brother-in-law, John Wilga of Troy, Mo.; seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a grandson, Joseph Nadolski; three sisters and a brother.
Mass of Christian burial was held at St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom on Saturday, January 9, 2016 with Fr. Bernard Goedde officiating and with interment to follow in the church cemetery.
Military graveside rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post 110.
Visitation was held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Ashley, on Friday and on Saturday.
A wake service was held at the Campagna Funeral Home in Ashley, on Friday evening. Should friends desire, mass offerings or memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 110, Wounded Warriors or the Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.
Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.