Anton J. Omernik
Anton J. Omernik, 90, Rosholt, died at home Saturday, June 11, 2016.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Rosholt. Burial with full military honors will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the Mass.
Pisarski Funeral Homes in Stevens Point and Plover assisted
with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Omernik was born June 14, 1925, in the town of Franzen
in Marathon County, a son of the late John and Frances (Bruski) Omernik. They celebrated
their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 21, 2015.
He was married to Genevieve Strosin Oct. 21, 1950, at St.
Adalbert Church in Rosholt.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953 with the 2nd
Armored Division stationed in Germany, with the occupation forces. He attained
the rank of corporal and received an honorable discharge.
After the service he worked at Lullabye Furniture in Stevens
Point and then worked 21 years for the Portage County Highway Department as a patrolman
until his retirement.
He was a member of American Legion Post 509 for 60 years,
was a lifetime member of the Polish Legion of American Veterans Post 185, the Men’s
Rosary Society and the Sacred Heart Society. He was a former member of the
Rosholt Lions Club and Rosholt Fire Department.
He participated in the Honor Flight in May 2015.
Survivors include his wife, Genevieve; two sons, Tony (Mary
P.) Omernik, Wausau, and Joseph (Mary R.) Omernik, Rosholt; four grandchildren;
and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Ray; and three
sisters, Regina Michaels, Helen Lisowski and Clara Jones.