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Ross Albert Mensik, Jr., 76, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2016)

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Mr. Mensik was a retired machine parts inspector. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in the Honor Guard.

Sir Knight Ross Albert Mensik, Jr., a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 18, 1939 to the late Ross and Clara (Novosad) Mensik. He departed this life on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg, having attained the age of 76 years, 7 months, and 23 days.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 14, from 5pm-8pmET at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY 42718. A prayer service will be conducted at 7pmET.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Mensik on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 10amET at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 425 N Central Ave, Campbellsville, KY 42718. Father Saju Vadakumpadan will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Lebanon National Cemetery, 20 Hwy 208, Lebanon, KY, with full military honors conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

He leaves to cherish his memory:
  • Eight children: Richard Mensik and wife Darcy of South Carolina, Raymond Mensik and wife Roberta of Campbellsville, Ronald Mensik and wife Donna of Campbellsville, Renee Vennoy and husband Richard of Illinois, Tom Mensik and wife Lisa of California, Adria Kurberski and husband David of Wisconsin, Evelyn Hopkins and husband Cloyse of Illinois, and Joseph Mensik and wife Marsha of California
  • Three siblings: Patricia Little of Nevada, Barbara Gruenswald and husband Chuck of Illinois, and Alfonse Mensik of Washington
  • Fifteen grandchildren
  • Two great-grandchildren
  • And a host of other family and friends
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Helen (Saviakas) Mensik, and one son, Ross Mensik.

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Ross Albert Mensik, Jr., 76, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2016)

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