Myron B. ‘Mike’ Groshek
Myron B. “Mike” Groshek, 92, Stevens Point, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2016, at the Wellington Place in Whiting, where he had resided for the last year.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Jerzy Rebacz officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at Pisarski Funeral Home in Stevens Point from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, and at the church from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until the Mass. American Legion Post 6 will have a ritual at 6:15 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, and the rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Never Forgotten Honor Flight or
Heartland Hospice in his name.
Condolences may be offered online at
Mr. Groshek was born June 11, 1924, in the town of Stockton,
a son of the late Leo and Helen (Jablonski) Groshek.He grew up in the town of
He served in the U.S. Army in Italy during World War II,
receiving a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star.
He was married to Lorraine Groholski May 17, 1947, at St.
Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Fancher. She died Sept. 1, 2014.
After the war, he returned to Wisconsin and worked for
Cartwright Motors and Booth Service Garage in Stevens Point. He then served
with the Portage County Sheriff’s Dept. for about three years.
In the late 1950s, he opened Groshek’s Auto Service,
retiring in 1986.
He was a life member of the Knights of Columbus and the
Disabled American Veterans. He was also a life member of the American Legion
Post 6 and served in many offices, including commander. He was a member of the
40 et 8 Voiture 831, serving many offices, including Grand Chef de Gare.
Survivors include six children, Norman (Susan), Amherst
Junction, Randel (Terrie), Custer, Bonnie Groshek, Stevens Point, Judy
(Maynard) Klosinski, Amherst, Calvin (Cindy), Rosholt, and Perry (Kathy),
Stevens Point; one brother, Henry; one sister, Leona Burge; eight grandchildren;
and three great-grandsons.
He was also preceded in death by six brothers, Raymond,
Chester, Leonard, Hubert, Maurice and Gregory; and three sisters, Isabel
Kizewski, Donella Trzebiatowski and Carol Lepak.