Jack Levandoski

(June 14, 1926 - Dec. 23, 2018)


World War II veteran Jack Levandoski died Dec. 23, 2018, at Rocky Mountain Manor in Powell. He was 92.

Jack had been a resident of Powell for just over two years, having moved to the community to be near a daughter, May Rekowski.

He was born June 14, 1926, in Wausau, Wisconsin, the son of Claude Nelson and Rose Wagner.  He was the adopted son of Joe Levandoski. 

Jack served in the United States Army between October, 1944 and August, 1946.  He was a member of the U.S. Army Ski Unit and took part in the decisive Battle of the Bulge (December 1944 - January 1945), in which allied forces defeated the Germans in the largest battle fought on the western front in Europe during World War II.

Jack was a member of the Eagles, VFW and American Legion. Hunting and fishing were among his favorite pastimes.

Survivors include six daughters, June Fredrickson of Delavan, Wisconsin, May (James) Rekowski of Powell, Jackie (Dave) Brzezinski of Ringle, Wisconsin, Joan (Dave) Weidner, Sonja (Steve) Maritan and Penny (Tom) Lewandowski, all of Hazelhurst, Wisconsin.

Cremation has taken place.  A celebration of life is scheduled at the American Legion Post 26 in Powell Saturday, Jan. 5 from 1 to 5 p.m.