James T. Dobeck
James T. Dobeck, 85, Stevens Point, died Saturday, June 24,
2017, at Maple Ridge Assisted Living in Plover.
He was born Nov. 15, 1931, in Stevens Point, to the late John
Sr. and Gertrude (Boyer) Dobeck, and was a graduate of P.J. Jacobs High School.
James entered the U.S. Army Dec. 10, 1952, in Milwaukee. He
served with Company A 131 Tank Battalion and had earned the National Defense
Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. His honorable discharge, at the rank
of Corporal, took place Dec. 9, 1954, at Ft. Knox, Ken.
On Nov. 27, 1952, his marriage to Ann Olszewski took place at
St. Casimir Catholic Church. Ann died Jan. 20, 2006.
James worked at the Stevens Point Division of Consolidated
Papers for 31 years, retiring as a receiving supervisor. His interests included
fishing, hunting and he loved to relax in his chair. He was also a member of
American Legion Post No. 6 in Stevens Point.
Survivors include his daughters, Barbara (Kurt) Bublitz and
Ann (Ken) Slusarski, both of Stevens Point; sons, George (Jean) Dobeck, Green
Bay, Steven (Joan) Dobeck, Plover, Thom (Shawn) Dobeck, Colorado, and Ken
(Linda) Dobeck and Daniel (Marie) Dobeck, both of Stevens Point; 14
grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Ann Lorbeck, Stevens
Point; and son-in-law, John Luedtke, Milwaukee.
In addition to his parents and wife, James was preceded in
death by his daughter, Christine; son, Rey; one grandchild; one
great-grandchild; a brother, John Dobeck; and a sister, Regina Dobeck.
The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June
29, 2017, at St. Casimir Catholic Church in the town of Hull. The Rev. Arul
Joseph V. will officiate. Burial with full military honors will be in Guardian
Angel Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church Thursday morning from 9:30
a.m. until the time for Mass.
Pisarski Funeral Homes are honored to be assisting the
family. For online condolences, visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.