Rev. Allen Jakubowski
Rev. Allen Francis Jakubowski, at the age of 68 and a priest
for 42 years, died Tuesday,
May 9, 2017, in Dorchester, Wis.
Allen Jakubowski was born Nov. 22, 1948, in Chicago, Ill.,
to Aloisius and Matilda (Kozyra) Jakubowski.
He attended St. Adalbert Elementary School and Holy Trinity
High School in Chicago, Holy Cross Seminary in La Crosse and St. Francis de
Sales Seminary in Milwaukee. Rev. Jakubowski was ordained May 25, 1975, at St.
Olaf Church in Eau Claire by Bishop Frederick W. Freking.
Rev. Jakubowski’s first assignment was as Associate Pastor
at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Chippewa Falls June 16, 1975.
In 1980, he was appointed associate pastor at St. Patrick
Parish and Chaplain at St. Mary’s Hospital in Sparta.
From 1985 to 1993, he served as Chaplain at St. Francis
Medical Center in La Crosse. During this time, he was also appointed as parochial
administrator of Roncalli Newman Parish in La Crosse from September 1991 to
On Dec. 15, 1993, Father Jakubowski was appointed as parochial
administrator of St. Mary Parish in Wausau.
In March of 1995, he was appointed as Parochial
Administrator of Holy Rosary Parish in Owen and in August of 1995 he was
appointed Pastor of Holy Rosary Parish in Owen and St. Bernard Parish in
On July 2, 2002, Father Jakubowski was appointed Pastor of
St. Stanislaus Parish in Stevens Point.
In 2009, he was appointed parochial administrator of St. Mary’s
Assumption Parish in Durand, Holy Rosary Parish in Lima and Sacred Heart of
Jesus Parish in Mondovi. In 2011, he was appointed pastor of the aforementioned
July 2, 2013, he was appointed pastor of St. Bernard-St.
Hedwig Parish in Thorp and Holy Rosary Parish in Owen, where he served until he
was granted the status of senior priest on Nov. 1.
Jakubowski is survived by his mother, Mathilda; and
siblings, Brian (Linda), Anina, Carl (Joanne), Donna (Andre) Skula, Eric,
Jeanne (Greg) Murphy, Marybeth (John) Sharp.
He was preceded in death by his father, Aloisus; and a
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Spirit Church in Stevens Point on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Bishop William Patrick Callahan will be the main celebrant. Father Tim Oudenhoven will be the homilist. Burial will be in Clarendon Hills Cemetery, Darien, Ill. Visitation will be held at Holy Spirit Church in Stevens Point Thursday, May 11, from 4:30-8:00 p.m., with the Vigil Service at 7:30 p.m.
The Diocese of La Crosse and the family are being assisted
by Shuda Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.shudafuneral.com.