Bela Piacsek

April 17, 1937 - September 3, 2022
St. Luke Catholic Church
18000 West Greenfield Avenue
Brookfield, WI 53045
Saturday 9/17, 9:00 am - 10:45 am
St. Luke Catholic Church
18000 West Greenfield Avenue
Brookfield, WI 53045
Saturday 9/17, 11:00 am
Holy Apostles Catholic Cemetery
16000 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to St. Jude Children’s Hospital and Children’s Wisconsin.

Entered God’s loving arms, Saturday, September 3, 2022 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of the late Eniko Mary Piacsek. Loving father of Kristina (Paul) Ropella, Steven (Stacie) Piacsek, Kathleen (Corey) Block and Thomas (Kelly) Piacsek. Proud grandpa of Kathleen (Tim) Panagis, Mark and Dominick Ropella, Mitchell, Carsen, Trevor and Kendrick Piacsek, Gunnar andContinue Reading

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Ed Trochlell left a message on September 11, 2022:
Back in the 70's, while I attended Marquette University School of Dentistry and graduate school there, as well as during my residence at the old Children's Hospital, I spent many a lunch hour, (and many miles!) running. Early on, while running, I met this skinny Transylvanian guy who never wore socks with his running shoes, even in winter! Bela was 15 years my senior, but I could never keep up with him! He was a great guy, and he taught me a lot about running during those speed workouts around the pond at the Domes!
Kathleen M Lively left a message on September 8, 2022:
I'm so very sorry for your loss. Bela was my mentor at Marquette from 1983-1986. He was always so kind and fatherly! He loved teaching and was very good at it. Students liked and enjoyed him. I am not sure what he loved more, science or his noon time run!
Kathleen Karrer left a message on September 8, 2022:
As an undergraduate Biology major at Marquette, I had a very crowded schedule. I recognized that I was lacking a course in Physiology. Bela devised an individual readings course on hormones where we met and discussed papers from the literature weekly. Not until I became a faculty member myself, did I appreciate what a generous gift this was.
Krause Funeral Home & Cremation Services left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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