Edward W. Wolfe
Edward W. Wolfe, 76, Stevens Point, died Monday, Jan. 18,
2016, at the Atrium Care Center where he resided for the last four and a half
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22,
at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover, with Monsignor Jeffery Burrill
officiating. Burial will be in St. Adalbert Catholic Church Parish Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 a.m. Friday until
A memorial in his name will be established at a later date.
Pisarski Funeral Homes of Stevens Point and Plover assisted
with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at
Mr. Wolfe was born Aug. 10, 1939, in Minocqua, a son of the
late Leo A. and Lois (Schilling) Wolfe. The family moved to Racine when he was
a young child and later settled in Oak Creek. He attended Rawson Grade School
and South Milwaukee Junior High School. He graduated from South Milwaukee
Senior High in 1959.
He was drafted into the U. S Army Oct. 8, 1962, in Milwaukee
and was stationed in Germany.
While in Germany, he was married to his first wife, Arlene
Kujawa. She died in 1997.
Together they toured many European countries before
returning to Wisconsin. He was honorably discharged Sept. 29, 1964, at Fort
Hamilton, N.Y. He then served in the U.S. Army Reserves until his discharge in
He spent much of his working life in various machine shops
in Wisconsin and Illinois, retiring from Process Gears of Chicago in 2002 as a
supervisor of production.
He was married to Anita Zalewski Sept. 20, 2003 at St.
Adalbert Catholic Church in Rosholt.
They lived in Rosholt until 2006 when they then purchased
their home in Stevens Point.
He was a longtime member of the Experimental Aircraft Association.
Survivors include his wife, Anita; one
son, Craig (Kelly) Wolfe, Milwaukee; one daughter, Jacqueline (Ken) Ilkenhans,
Waukesha; three stepdaughters, Julie (Leroy) Rekowski, Plover, Linda (Tim)
Schuh, Richfield, and Shari (Andy) Hauck, Oshkosh; three stepsons, Rick (Luz)
Trebs, Polonia, David (Suzanne) Trzebiatowski, DeForest, and Michael (Jenny)
Trzebiatowski, Plover; two brothers, John (Patty) Wolfe, Stevens Point, and Leo
(Kathy) Wolfe, Milwaukee; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and 11