Antone F. Pivik


April 17, 2019

Antone F. Pivik, 90, of Rock Springs, passed away April 15, 2019, at the Sage View Care Center. He had been a lifelong resident of Rock Springs and died following a lengthy illness.

He was born April 12, 1929, in Quealey, the son of Anton and Mary Yakse Pivik. 

Antone attended schools in Quealey and Rock Springs and was a 1947 graduate of Rock Springs High School. He also attended the University of Wyoming. 

He married the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Amy Schnauber, in Rock Springs June 12, 1949, at the Congregational Church and she preceded him in death on Dec. 18, 2017, after 69 years of marriage.

Antone was employed at FMC for many years and retired in 2008. He later owned and operated Canyon Court Mobile Home Park. 

His interests included spending time with his family, fishing and hunting, wood working and inventing. His cooking was phenomenal.

He is survived by his daughter Jean Fay Pivik of Rock Springs; two grandchildren, Eddie Baker of Rock Springs and Brandi Portereiko and husband Mike of Rock Springs; two great-grandchildren, Ann and Nick Portereiko.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Paul Pivik; one sister, Ann Novak and two siblings in childhood. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, at Vase Funeral Chapel, 154 Elk Street, Rock Springs. Interment will be at Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.  Friends may call at Vase Chapel Thursday, one hour prior to services. 

The family respectfully requests that donations in Antone's memory be made to Hospice of Sweetwater County, 333 Broadway Street St. No. 220, Rock Springs, WY., 82901, or to a charity of the donor's choice.

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