Mr. Marchak was born in Rogers on June 4, 1938, to Jerry and Millie Marchak and married Paula Sugarek on July 22, 1972.
He was a board member of the Refugio County Credit Union for more than 25 years, past president of the Lions Club, and he was also a veteran of the Nation Guard.
He also reported the local weather to The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi for more than 10 years.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years; two sons, John Ed (Jennifer) and Kevin (Mary); two grandsons, Tyler and Jaxon; an a sister, Lanelle Lesikar of Rogers.
Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 30, at Moore Funeral Home; a rosary will be recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church on Saturday, May 31.
Burial will be at 1 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Skidmore.
A celebration of his life will take place at 4 p.m. at the Refugio County Community Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made at The First National Bank of Woodsboro, Refugio branch to a scholarship fund set up in his honor