Maynard “Mick” W. Bedish, 92, died Wednesday, March 24, 2021 under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services at his home.
He was born October 10, 1928 in town of Hewitt, son of the late Michael and Clara (Laffin) Bedish. On August 27, 1949 he married Lucille Seymour at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Wausau. She survives.
Mick worked for Riverside Sand & Gravel and was proud to tell people “he hauled the first truck load of concrete to be poured at the first Power Plant in Rothschild.” He continued to work in the concrete business for 43 plus years working his way up to manager at 4X Corp. He also farmed with his wife on the Seymour farm. Some of his hobbies included hunting, playing drums with the Zahrt Boys and substitute drumming with other bands.
Mick was a volunteer firefighter for the town of Hewitt, a member of the Easton Hewitt Wausau Lions Club and the Conover Lions Club in Vilas County.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille; daughter, Sharon Prieve, Wausau; son, Dennis (Sue) Bedish, Eagle River; grandchildren, Sarah Bedish, Wausau, Michael (Deanna) Bedish, Wausau and Abby Bedish, Milwaukee; great-grandchildren, Emma Fleming, Lindsay Fleming, both of South Bend, IN and Eli D’Acquisto, Wausau; sister-in-law, Jean Bedish, Milwaukee, Joanne (DuWayne) Schulz, Shirley Madden, Darleen Fust and Rita Seymour, also many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Arnold Bedish, granddaughter, Melissa Prieve Fleming, grandsons, Andrew Prieve and infant Joseph Bedish, son-in-law, Kenneth Prieve, brother and sister-in-laws, Donald and Ruth Seymour, Norman Seymour, Earl Madden and Roger Fust.
Public visitation will be Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street, Wausau. The funeral service will be for the immediate and extended family only, and will be live streamed on the PetersonKraemer Facebook page starting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Rev. Jen Hoffman will officiate. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau.
The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services for all the kind, compassionate care given to Maynard and his family.
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