MIKESKA May 20, 2020 - 00:00 Posted in: Obituaries Jerry Mikeska, 96, passed away peacefully May 12 in Austin. He was born in Taylor, June 5, 1923 to John and Frances Valis Mikeska. Jerry grew up working on his family’s farm, and got his first job at the age of 14 working in a meat market. At age 19,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!