Joseph A. "Joe" Bialecki Joseph A. "Joe" Bialecki, age 55, of Ridgeway died Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at the OSU Medical Center following a serious one-month illness. A lifelong farmer, Joe was a hard-working man who took great pride in his work. He was currently employed with New Day Egg Farms and was a 1974 graduate of North Union High School. His happiest moments came when surrounded by his family. He was born August 23, 1956, in Kenton to Thurlow and Eula Titus Bialecki. His father preceded him in death in 2000, and his mother survives in West Mansfield. Along with his mother, survivors include his wife of nearly 34 years, Jane Howald Bialecki, to whom he was married on April 22, 1978, in Richwood; his children, Kileen (Doug) Payne, West Mansfield; Tim (Heather) Bialecki, Woodstock; and Bill Bialecki, Ridgeway; 6 grandchildren, Darris Green, Bradley, Carson, & Emma Bialecki; and Wyatt & Taylor Payne; his sister, Carol Stinemetz, Sugarland, TX; his brother, John (Devina) Bialecki, Marion; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2012, at Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home, West Mansfield, where the funeral will take place on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Reverend J. Mac Guisinger will officiate and burial will take place at Byhalia Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Logan County Special Olympics. Condolences may be expressed at www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.