Emily F. Jerzak
Emily F. Jerzak, 98, Stevens Point, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at her home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Holy Spirit Parish. Rev. Thomas Lindner will officiate. A Rosary will be prayed at 9:30 a.m. followed by visitation until the Mass Friday at the church. Burial will be in St. Stephen Catholic Cemetery. Shuda Funeral Services is assisting the family.
She was born Jan. 23, 1920, in Polonia, the daughter of August and Martha (Kedrowicz) Rozek. She attended Polonia schools. She moved to Milwaukee as a young adult and worked there during World War II. While in Milwaukee, she met Jacob Jerzak, and the couple wed Dec. 1, 1945, at Sacred Heart Church. The couple settled in Stevens Point and raised their family.
She later worked at Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital until retirement. She enjoyed baking bread, making cookies, and baking apple pie. She also enjoyed playing cards and loved being with her family.
She is survived by her four children, Sandra (Jerry) Bonfigt, Thomas (Bernice) Jerzak, Daniel (Linda) Jerzak and Susan (Paul) Schwab; nine grandchildren, Becky (Ken) Seis, Brad (Amy) Bonfigt, Jacob (Heather) Jerzak, Juliana (Matt) Eberhardt, Adam (Lauren) Jerzak, Jeremiah Jerzak, Isaac Schwab (McKenzie Richardson), Sarah Schwab and Aaron Schwab; seven great-grandchildren, Phillip Seis, Trevor Seis, Jackson Jerzak, Virginia Jerzak, Olivia Jerzak, Meagan and Matthew Bonfigt; and her sister, Theresa Rozek.
She was preceded in death by her husband, four sisters and three brothers.
The family would like to thank Ascension Ministry Home Care Hospice and Dr. Teri Hahn for their care.
Online condolences may be offered at www.shudafuneral.com.