Gerald Pechacek, 82, Jan. 14, 2003
Gerald C. Pechacek, 82, Ellsworth, died Tuesday at Ellsworth Care Center. He was born July 15, 1920, in Beldenville to Carl and Nona (Teausaw) Pechacek. He farmed for 40 years. He worked for Jacques Seeds Co., the town of Trimbelle, and Pierce County Highway Department. He retired from Armours Meat Co. Then they traveled throughout the United States. He donated many gallons of blood over the years and ushered for more than 50 years at First Presbyterian Church, Ellsworth.