In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674
Donald "Don" Ray Pesek, Sr, 60, of Hillsboro entered into rest June 14, 2016 at Mercy Jefferson Hospital Festus. He had worked as a machinist at Essex Industries, St Louis; he enjoyed animals, yardwork, gardening, hunting, the shooting range and collecting model cars. Born February 17, 1956, in St Louis, Missouri, to Edna "Burline" (Crafton) Pesek of St Louis and the late Richard D. Pesek.
In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife: Donna (VanBuskirk) Pesek; son: Donald Pesek II of Union, MO; daughters: Nicole (Clayton) Vance of Carrollton, IL, Melissa (John) Cadotte of Washington, MO, Bonnie Schulz of Fenton, MO, Jessica West of Maryland Heights, MO and Mary Schulz of St Louis, MO; brothers: Ricky Pesek of Imperial, MO and Pat (Kathy) Pesek of Festus, MO; sister: Cindy (Marc) Holst of High Ridge, MO; good friend: Nick VanBuskirk of Dittmer, MO; and grandchildren: Gage, Adriannah, Christiauhna, Isaiah, Cheyenne, C.J., J.C., Ellee, Nathan, Caden, Caleb, Sierra and Blake. He is preceded in death by a brother: Joseph Pesek.