HERMANSVILLE - Steve J. Machalk, 90, of Hermansville, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at Pinecrest Caring Community in Powers.
He, along with his identical twin brother, Mike, was born April 29, 1922, in Hermansville, to the late Nick and Draga Machalk.
Steve graduated from Hermansville High School, class of 1940. On Aug. 23, 1943, he married the love of his life, LaVergne Jezewski at St. Mary Catholic Church in Hermansville.
Steve worked and lived all of his life in Hermansville. He was a great athlete and excelled in basketball as well as baseball (pitching), playing both well into his late 30s. Steve was an avid Packer as well as a Yankee fan, following both teams his entire life.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, LaVergne; his only boy, Kim Machalk; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Steve will be sorely missed by all that knew and loved him.
A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.
Burial will be in Meyer Township Cemetery.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Steve or leave a condolence for his family online at JacobsFuneralHomes.com
The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain to honor Steve's legacy of life.