OTTAWA — Scott Walter Starjak, 58, died May 2 in San Antonio, Texas.
Scott was born April 23, 1960, in Ottawa, to Michael Starjak Jr. and Elizabeth (Betty) Thumm. He attended Ottawa public schools, graduating from Ottawa High School in 1978.
Scott worked at Carretto’s Bar and Bowling Alley for a few years before joining the Navy in 1985. He left the Navy in 1989 and worked in Las Vegas and Reno, Nev. He moved to San Antonio in 2013 and worked for Best Buy until his death.
He loved watching White Sox and Cubs baseball games. He bowled a perfect 300 game when he was a young man. He had a special love for fellow veterans.
Scott was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother, Betty; his brothers, Stanley and Daniel Starjak; and his sister, Michaela “Miki.”
He is survived by his sister, Joy Algate (Rex), of Converse, Texas; sister-in-law, Nan Lambert Starjak, of La Vernia, Texas; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service with military honors will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Northern Hills United Methodist Church, 3703 N. Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, TX 78247. Interment will be in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to any veteran’s organization.
Arrangements are with Meadowlawn Memorial Park & Crematory, meadowlawnmemorialpark.com.