John Joseph “Bud” Dobeck Jr., 91
John Joseph “Bud” Dobeck Jr., 91, was was born on February 2, 1923 in Stevens Point. He was the son of the late John Sr. and Gertrude (Boyer) Dobeck. He attended local schools in Stevens Point, graduating from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1941. John married Elaine Arlene Lorbeck on February 5, 1944 at St. Stanislaus Church in Stevens Point. After they married, the couple settled in the town of Hull.
John drove a taxi cab and worked for his family’s business “Square Deal Meat Market” when he was first married, later he had his own business installing ceramic tile for over 50 years. He also worked for the Stevens Point School System as a custodian.
John was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. His family meant the world to him. He was a member of the Stevens Point Old Car Club and the Pok-A-Snoz snowmobile club.
John loved to fish with his wife Elaine. He built a cabin in Sugar Camp Wisconsin, for his family to enjoy. John also loved old cars which he had many. John loved spending time with his children and grandchildren
Survivors include one daughter, Jean (Greg) Klabunde of Hancock. His grandchildren, Kurt (Tina) Grezinski, Tammy (James) Wojtalewicz, Tim Grezinski, Bruce (Tiffany) Grezinski, Michelle (Zack) Kruzicki, Hannah (Chris) Hambrock, Dalton Klabunde and Hayden Klabunde. He is also survived by eight great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and godchildren. One sister, Mary Ann Lorbeck. Two sister-in-laws, Gerri Lorbeck and Arlene Lorbeck. One brother, James Dobeck.
He was preceded in death by his wife Elaine and their daughter Carol Ann Grezinski. One sister, Regina and one brother, George and one sister-in-law and four brother-in-laws, Richard and Florence, Victor, Lloyd and Gregory Lorbeck.
The family would like to thank Michelle West and Shelly for the excellent care they gave John at North Haven Assisted Living.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday September 17, 2014 at St. Casimir Catholic Church Town of hull with the Rev. Arul Joseph V. officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home 703 Second Street and again on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the church. Parish rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials in John’s name will be established at a later date. For online condolences please visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com