Eileen M. Danczyk
Eileen Marian Danczyk, 87, Stevens Point, died Wednesday. Nov. 1, 2017. at Brookdale Assisted Living, Stevens Point, where she resided since December 2016.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – Stevens Point. Visitation was prior to services Tuesday at the funeral chapel. Burial was in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
She was born March 2, 1930, in Hollandtown, the daughter of the late Mildred (Heiting) and William Penterman. In her early adult life, she worked on her parents’ farm and at the Hollandtown Cheese Factory.
On Nov. 3, 1953, she was married to Casmier Danczyk at St. Francis Catholic Church in Hollandtown. They resided in Stevens Point, where they raised their family and were married almost 63 years. He died Oct. 7, 2016.
She is survived by six sons, Jerry (Kathy), Don (Elaine), Larry (Anita), John (Diane-friend), Paul (Patty) and Mike (Deb); eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Lucille (Norman) Wildenberg, Little Chute; one brother, Leo Penterman (Sandra), Kaukauna; and many nieces and nephews.
She worked at Del Monte Corp. and SunSpiced Inc. retiring in 1991. She also volunteered at the Lincoln Center Holly Shoppe for many years after her retirement.
For over 60 years, she had a large garden and enjoyed canning and preserving many fruits and vegetables.
She was a skilled rug weaver for more than 50 years, designing and weaving many beautiful rag rugs for people. She had to retire her loom in 2015 due to health reasons.
She loved to travel in her motor home and on chartered bus trips with her husband to all parts of the country. In her later years, she enjoyed spending time at home with her shih tzu dog, Buffy.
The family would like to thank the Brookdale Assisted Living Center and Ascension Ministry Home Health for their skilled care.
Online condolences may be offered at www.shudafuneral.com.