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Dr John Arthur Munski
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1917
Fergus County
Montana, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 1998
Highland Park
Lake County
Illinois, USA

Highland Park News (IL) - August 13, 1998. Deceased Name: Dr. John A. Munski, of Highland Park died July 23, 1998. Dr. Munski was born Oct. 31, 1917 in Lewistown, Mont. He was Director of Publications and teacher of journalism and English at Highland Park High School from 1952 until his retirement in 1977. He had previously taught at Marshalltown, Iowa and Columbia, Mo. He received the Gold Key for meritorious service to scholastic journalism from the Illinois Association of Teachers of Journalism and a Medal of Merit from the Journalism Education Association. He served for nine years on the board of directors of the National Council of Teachers of English and as president of the Scholastic Press Guild of Chicago. He was a member of numerous professional organizations including Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Delta Chi and Kappa Delta Pi. He was the American Athletic Union national college champion in the mile event in 1940 and a member of the A.A.U. national college cross country team that year. He was named to the University of Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 1991. He served in the U.S. Army Ordnance Department from 1940-1945 in the Pacific Theatre and was released with the rank of captain in 1945. Dr. Munski received his doctorate of education degree and other degrees in journalism and education from the University of Missouri. He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jean; his son, Dr. Douglas (Laura) Munski of Grand Forks, N.D.; his daughter, Marilyn (Gurindar S.) Sohi of Madison, Wis.; and his two grandchildren. Memorial services were held Aug. 9 at Bethany United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Moberly, Mo. 
Family links: 
  Adam Munski (1871 - 1932)
  Fannie Cheislak Munski (1880 - 1944)
  Rose Munski Gilbertson (1902 - 1992)*
  Francis B Munski (1907 - 1989)*
  Helen A Munski Phillips (1910 - 1989)*
  Florence Munski Mallas (1911 - 1991)*
  Joseph Munski (1913 - 1978)*
  John Arthur Munski (1917 - 1998)
  Walter Munski (1919 - 1987)*
  Margaret Florence Munski Galer (1922 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakland Cemetery
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
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Record added: Nov 27, 2012
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Dr John Arthur Munski
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Dr John Arthur Munski
Added by: Redriver
Dr John Arthur Munski
Added by: Redriver
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