Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

September 6, 2007

John 'Johnny' Antosik

Nov. 13, 1960 - Sept. 4, 2007

John “Johnny” Antosik, 46, Kokomo, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital. Johnny was the youngest son of Zdzislaw “Joe” and Maria Antosik. He was born Nov. 13, 1960, in Kokomo.

He attended St. Joan of Arc School as a young boy and graduated from Kokomo High School in 1980. While in high school, he met a kind and loving family that took him in as an apprentice in their family grocery store “Whitacre’s Market.” He became their head meat cutter. He went on to work for Marsh, Cub Foods and White’s Meat Market. Johnny loved fishing, hunting, and sports; but most of all he loved his two daughters, Lyndsey and Kristin.

He is survived by his two daughters, Lyndsey and Kristin Antosik, both of Kokomo; father and stepmother, Zdzislaw “Joe” and Ruth Antosik, Kokomo; three sisters, Irena “Anni” Ronk and husband Bob, Mary Roberts and husband John, all of Kokomo, and Lisa Oberle and husband Jason, Cape Giradeau, Mo.; two brothers, Wadislaw “Walter” Antosik and Mark Antosik, both of Kokomo; two stepsisters, Nancy Carter and husband Ray, Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and Debbie Holmes and husband Dan, Kokomo; four nephews, Barry Denton, and Scott Shoffner and wife Donelle, all of Kokomo, Christopher Antosik and wife Sharon, Keithville, La., and Eli Oberle, Cape Giradeau, Mo.; three nieces, Tammi Burish and husband Scott, Warsaw, Catina Doll and husband Jeff, Kokomo, and Jennifer Sylvester and husband Bob, Knoxville, Tenn.; special aunt, Anna Stefaniak Kolat and husband Joseph; special cousin, Jerry Antosik and wife Irena; and other nieces and nephews, Lauren and Jaceb Burish, Briar and Molly Shoffner, Zavier, Avery, and Isabella Doll.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Maria Antosik; grandparents, Miecyzislaw and Stanislawa Antosik; one brother, Miecyzislaw “Mich” Antosik; and one nephew, Mich Anthony Burish.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3155 S. 200 West, with the Rev. Fr. Andrew Dudzinski the celebrant. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Tipton. Friends are invited to call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Shirley & Stout Funeral Home, Lincoln Road Chapel, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, where a scripture service will be observed at 7:30 p.m. Friends may also call one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.