George J. Biliskov, age 85, of Port Washington, Wisconsin passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, October 21, 2021.

He was born on August 27, 1936 in Chicago, IL; son of Angelo and Eva Bedalov Biliskov.  He attended Holy Trinity Croatian School and Tilden High School in Chicago, later going to Washburne Trade School to be a journeyman machinist.

On May 11, 1957, George married Marie A. Strukl, also of Chicago at Holy Trinity Croatian Church.  George took a job with Danly Machine Corp. while living in Chicago.  George started as a machinist and moved up to plant superintendent.  He would later move to Hickory Hills and then Downers Grove, IL, where they would raise their growing family.  The Biliskovs would move to Mequon, WI where George worked for Monarch Machining and then became a consultant for General Motors.  He would move to Novi, MI to work for Komatsu of America as a Parts Manager and would then return to Wisconsin settling in Port Washington in 2001.  George continued to consult for Komatsu and finally retired at the age of 80.

Proud of his Croatian heritage, George was also a quiet man of faith.  As a member of St. John XXIII Parish in Port Washington, George was an active volunteer.  As a Communicant and Funeral Acolyte, George served in his faith and community.  He assisted the parish in its St. Mary’s school move to St. Peter’s campus.  He also valued the parish children and will be remembered teaching the folding of palms during Lent.  .

George is survived by his wife Marie; his three sons Michael (Cathy) Biliskov of Brighton, MI, George Joseph (Susan) Biliskov of Loudon, TN and Joseph (Jill) Biliskov of Grafton; six grandsons Michael, Bradley (Nicole), Jeffrey (Ashley), Jason, Sam and Nik Biliskov; two great grandsons Landon and Bryson Biliskov; his brother Raymond (Jan) Biliskov of Schaumburg, IL; brother-in-law Joseph (Lois) Strukl of Midlothian, VA; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends around the world.

He is preceded by his parents, his sister Anne and her husband Hank May and three brothers Victor, Emil and his wife Helen and Anthony and his wife Sylvia Biliskov.

A Mass with be celebrated at 12 Noon, Thursday, October 28, 2021 at St. John XXIII-St. Peter of Alcantara Church, 1802 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI.  The Reverend Patrick Wendt will be the celebrant.  Visitation will take place from 10AM-11:45AM Thursday prior to Mass AT CHURCH.

Final Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Evergreen Park, IL.

Memorials to the St. John XXIII Parish would be appreciated.



  1. Marie, Mike and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear about George passing. I am sure he will be missed by all the lives he touched. He was a good friend.
    Our prayers go out to you and your family. May he rest in peace.

  2. Marie, Mike,
    I am deeply shocked and saddened by the news of George’s passing.
    Please accept my sincerest condolences.
    May he rest in peace.

  3. Thank you George for the time we worked together and appreciate the knowledge and passion you put into work and in your life may you Rest In Peace goodbye ole friend

  4. I was deeply shocked and saddened by the news of George’s passing.
    Please accept my sincerest condolences. May he rest in peace.

  5. George, you were a very respectable person, both at work and in private.
    I have a lot of good memories with you.
    I will never forget you.
    Rest in peace.


  6. Dear Marie,

    We are deeply saddened by the loss of your husband.
    We can imagine the sadness you must be feeling.
    We will always cherish the memories that we are privileged to have of him.
    Please remember that you are not alone, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    May his soul rest in peace.
    In deepest sympathy.

    Kevin & Etsuko
    (Kurao and Etsuko Kawabata)

  7. I cherish happy and unforgettable memories with George during the days of Danly-Komatsu and Komatsu America.
    May his soul rest in peace.

  8. George,
    We ​are deeply saddened.
    Words just cannot describe our feeling.
    We all love you forever.
    May your soul rest in peace.

  9. George.
    Thank you for your great support for me to be technical supervisor. Please take rest.

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