Eric J. Virsnieks, 35
Eric J. Virsnieks, 35 of Junction City, died on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at University Hospital in Madison who had fought with cystic fibrosis his entire life.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Saturday, July 19th at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Milladore with Fr. John Ofori-Domah officiating. Catherine Warneke along with St. Wenceslaus Senior Choir will provide the music. Burial will be Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Wisconsin Rapids.
Family will receive relatives and friends from 9:30am until time of services at the church on Saturday.
Martens/Rembs Funeral Home of Junction City is assisting the family.
Eric was born on December 24, 1978 in Marshfield to John and Jane (Frodl) Virsnieks. He graduated from Pacelli High School in Stevens Point in 1997. He was united in marriage to Amanda Rutkowski on October 28, 2010 in St. Point.
Eric was employed by Pat’s Car Star in Plover as a detailer.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved and enjoyed his family and friends. Eric was loved dearly by all who knew him and will always remembered.
Eric is survived by his wife Amanda, parents, John (Shelly) Virsnieks of Stevens Point and Jane (Ron) Frodl-Lubeck of Marshfield, paternal grandparents, Gunars and Loni Virsnieks of Junction City and maternal grandmother Lorraine (Phil) Haasl of Wisconsin Rapids. He is further survived by his sister Leah Virsnieks of Sheboygan and her two children Jake and Eva Roth.
Eric was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Marvin Frodl.
The family would like to thank Dr. Vijay Aswani, Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield and the University Hospital/Clinic of Madison.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com