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George Hisek age 90 of Yankton, SD formerly of Tyndall passed Tuesday, November George W. Hisek age 90 of Yankton, formerly of Tyndall, South Dakota passed Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Sister James Care Center in Yankton.
George was born October 27, 1930 in Tyndall, SD. He was the son of James and Emma (Mraz) Hisek. He graduated high school in 1949. After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Airforce April 17, 1951 at Sioux Falls, SD. After serving he was honorably discharged April 16, 1955 from Lake Charles Airforce Base Louisiana.
He married Victoria “Vicki” De Rocco March 26, 1955. Blessed to this union were two sons, Randy (Cheryl) Hisek of Tyndall, SD and Kevin (Trish LaCroix) Hisek of Yankton, SD along with two daughters, Glenda (Hisek) Middlebrook of Fayetteville, Arkansas and Jolene (LeRoy) Wallace of Kenner, Louisiana. George also has eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
George spent many years working at Tyndall Hatchery/Zip Feeds. When the hatchery went out of business, he worked various jobs. In his retirement years George worked at the Bon Homme Country Club for approximately 15 years as grounds keeper and maintenance man. George was very active during his life, playing fast pitch softball and golfing. He enjoyed playing cards, bowling and ‘the machines”, visiting Arkansas, watching Razorback football and spending time with his grandkids and great-grandkids. George also cut and sold scrap iron when he had time. He was a quartermaster in the local VFW club for many years and served as post commander from 1963-1964.
George was preceded in death by his parents James and Emma Hisek; wife Vicki; five brothers, Frank, Jim, Leo, Leonard and Eddie and one sister, Leona.
George is survived by his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Mary Jane Hisek of Yankton and Marie Hisek of Tyndall.
So sorry for your loss. George was a great person and will be missed by many.
Sandy Einrem Nov 17 2020 3:50 PM
George was one of my first catchers, when I started pitching softball, was tough behind the plate, so sorry to see him go!! Condolences to all of the family!
Harv & Dee Rothschadl Nov 15 2020 6:43 PM
So sorry for your loss! We will all miss George! Hannon, JoAnn, Braeden and Caitlin
Hannon Hisek Family Nov 13 2020 7:55 PM
Condolences Kevin to you and your family. I remember you and him coming to the golf tournaments, always enjoyed his company.
Tom Herges Nov 13 2020 4:33 PM
So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. God's peace to you all.
Kathy Ekeren Nov 13 2020 7:18 AM
Dear Randy, Kevin and family, May peace and comfort be with you at this time. RIP George
Sherry Daugherty Nov 13 2020 4:29 AM
God bless you George and hope you are at peace. You will be missed.
Heather Hisek-Prunty Nov 13 2020 12:20 AM
Very sorry to hear of your dad's passing.
Tammy Lupton Houska Nov 12 2020 11:34 PM
Always will remember George as I grew up. Fond memories watching him throw players out at second base and playing softball with him. A good brew after the game always kept us going.
James ptak Nov 12 2020 11:01 PM
My sincere condolences to the family of George. George and I spent a lot of time together and will always be remembered. God rest his soul Joe
Joe Kostal Nov 12 2020 9:59 PM