William S. Trzebiatowski
William S. “Willie” Trzebiatowski, 91, town of Amherst, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at Ministry St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Fancher, with the Rev. Dan Hackel presiding. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, with a rosary service at 4:30 p.m., and again from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the Mass.
A memorial will be established in his name.
The Jungers-Holly Funeral Home in Amherst assisted with
arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Trzebiatowski was born Nov. 26, 1925, in Amherst, a son
of the late Max and Rose Trzebiatowski. He grew up in Amherst, working the
family farm and attended local schools.
He served during the Korean War from 1950 to 1952 as a corporal
in the U.S. Army stationed in Japan and received an honorable discharge. He was
a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11346 of Amherst.
He was married to LaVerne Kowalski Oct. 5, 1953.
They owned and operated the family farm.
He was employed at Pagel Construction, a union carpenter,
and was a lifelong logger.
He was a lifelong member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel
Catholic Church in Fancher.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, LaVerne
Trzebiatowski; eight children, Barb (Dale) Onan, Amherst, William “Bill”
(special friend, Anne Litt) Trzebiatowski Jr., Amherst, Richard Trzebiatowski,
Bancroft, Norbert (Rebecca) Trzebiatowski, Stevens Point, Julie (Duane) Johnson,
Plover, Glen (Merridee) Trzebiatowski, Plover, Sandy Trzebiatowski, Amherst,
and Susan (Anthony) Schwanda, Presque Isle; three brothers, Rudy Trzebiatowski,
Mike (Arlene) Trzebiatowski and Clarence (Mary Jane) Trzebiatowski; four
sisters, Lucille (Raymond) Patoka, Loraine Wroblewski, Arlene Wroblewski and
Janet (James) Roska; 16 grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 13
great-grandchildren; one great-stepgrandson; and one great-great-grandson.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Jeffrey
(stillborn); two brothers, Chet Trzebiatowski and Jerry “Cuz” Trzebiatowski;
one sister, Nancy Trzebiatowski; and two grandchildren.