Raymond Ostrowski, 90, Milwaukee, a town of New Hope native formerly
of Stevens Point, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia, with the Rev. Gregory Michaud
officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Pisarski Funeral Home in Stevens
Point from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, and at the church from 9:30 a.m. Monday
until the Mass. A rosary will be prayed at 4:45 p.m. Sunday at the funeral
A memorial will be established in his name with the
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Ostrowski was born Oct. 29, 1926, in the town of New
Hope, a son of the late Martin and Victoria (Zdroik) Ostrowski.
Following high school, he served in the U.S. Navy during
World War II. He earned the Victory Medal and the American Area Campaign Medal.
He was honorably discharged at the rank of fireman first class.
He was previously married for 30 years to Phyllis Berna.
They resided in Milwaukee where they raised their family.
He was a member of Queen of Apostles Catholic Church in
Survivors include four daughters, Susan (Paul) Westcott,
Phoenix, Ariz., Sandra Ostrowski, Glendale, Ariz., Sally Walker, Las Vegas, Nev.,
and Carol (Darrell) Kaehler, Pewaukee; one sister, Gladys Schmidt, Germantown; his
former wife, Phyllis Berna, Apache Junction, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his stepmother, Anna
(Zoromski) Ostrowski; three brothers, Emil, Robert and Chester Ostrowski; six sisters,
Dorothy Mrochinski, Bridget Kalman, Clara Dainelli, Agnes Zblewski, Regina
Rogowski and Evelyn Kujawski; 11 stepsiblings, Evelyn Bigalke, John Zoromski,
Emil Zoromski, William Zoromski, Marge Johnson, Ben Zoromski, Ed Zoromski, Grace
Zoromski, Jean Carpenter, Irene Miller and Agnes Zoromski; and his dearest
friend, Delores Gruna.