OBITUARY

Richard Dominic ROSIEK

April 4, 1932March 11, 2019

Richard (Dick) Dominic Rosiek, 86, of Arlington, Texas, passed away suddenly on March 11, 2019. Richard, the 8th of 11 children, was born on April 4, 1932 to Joseph and Nellie Rosiek in Standish, Michigan. He graduated High School in 1950. Dick was a Corporal in the Marine Corps and was wounded in action during the Korean War while directing and calling in mortar fire precise target locations in the front lines of the war. After the Marine Corps, he met the love of his life, Dolores (Koptyra). They married on June 14, 1958. Together he and Dolores started Rosiek Construction Co., Inc. in 1966, after he worked several years in heavy civil bridge construction and engineering projects. With lots of labor and dedication, the company was successful in marine and land bridge and lock and dam, civil structures construction over the decades. Dick was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Nellie Rosiek, wife Dolores, several brothers, one sister and is survived by his brother Pete, sons Michael, Steve and wife Julie; his granddaughters Alissa, Reagan, Stevie and Rachel, great grandson August, many nephews, nieces and sisters in law. Inurnment will take place at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery at a later date.

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Biography

Richard (Dick) Dominic Rosiek, 86, of Arlington, Texas, passed away suddenly on March 11, 2019.
Richard, the 8th of 11 children, was born on April 4, 1932 to Joseph and Nellie Rosiek in Standish, Michigan. He graduated High School in 1950. Dick was a Corporal in the Marine Corps and was wounded in action during the Korean War while directing and calling in mortar fire precise target locations in the front lines of the war.
After the Marine Corps, he met the love of his life, Dolores (Koptyra). They married on June 14, 1958.
Together he and Dolores started Rosiek Construction Co., Inc. in 1966, after he worked several years in heavy civil bridge construction and engineering projects. With lots of labor and dedication, the company was successful in marine and land bridge and lock and dam, civil structures construction over the decades.
Dick was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Nellie Rosiek, wife Dolores, several brothers, one sister and is survived by his brother Pete, sons Michael, Steve and wife Julie; his granddaughters Alissa, Reagan, Stevie and Rachel, great grandson August, many nephews, nieces and sisters in law.
Inurnment will take place at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery at a later date.