Ethel Ann Kabachinski
Ethel Ann Kabachinski, 85, of Stevens Point, died Tuesday,
April 4, 2017, at the Portage County Health Care Center.
She was born on July 29, 1931, the daughter of the late Nick
and Helen (Eiden) Kabachinski, and was a 1945 graduate of St. Stephen
Elementary School and a 1949 graduate of P.J. Jacobs High School. She was a
member of her high school class reunion committees.
Following graduation, Ethel was employed with Hardware
Mutual (now Sentry Insurance) in the Wisconsin District Credit Division.
Several years later, she was promoted to supervisor. In the 1950s, she spent
time assisting with training in Santa Barbara, Chicago and Minneapolis district
In 1958, she transferred to the Data Processing Center as
supervisor of the day and evening crews. In 1963, she transferred to the Home
Office Treaty Reinsurance Department as a senior reinsurance technician, which involved
foreign and domestic accounts. Her career spanned 38 years and she retired
Ethel was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the
Americas, the Wilderness Society, Cousteau Society, National Wildlife
Federation, Wisconsin Public Television, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens
Point (UWSP) Foundation, Portage County Humane Society, and she supported
numerous other charities and organizations. She enjoyed the theatre and the
arts and supported UWSP Community Theatre and Concert Series.
Survivors include two sisters, Lorraine Schultz and Eleanor
Wimme, both of Stevens Point; 19 nieces and nephews; and 22 great-nieces and
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters,
Dorothy Schultz and Irene Eiden; and one niece, Carol Schultz.
The family thanks the staff at the Portage County Health
Care Center and Ministry Hospice for their care of Ethel.
A Funeral Mass was held Friday, April 7, at St. Stephen’s Catholic
Church in Stevens Point. The Rev. Jerzy Rebacz officiated. Burial followed in
the parish cemetery. Pisarski Funeral Homes are honored to be assisting the
family. For online condolences, visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.