Della (1905 - 1987)
Contact: Crystal Wendt
Surnames: Wisniewski, Puerner, Penk, Slovensky, Slowiak
----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 12 Jan. 1987; Page 17
Wisniewski, Della (16 Dec. 1905 - 11 Jan 1987)
Thorp - Della Wisniewski, 81, Thorp, died Sunday evening at Victory Memorial Hosptial, Stanley.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Thorp, with the Rev. John Puerner officiating. Burial will be in New St. Hedwig’s Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. Tuesday at Thorp Funeral Home, where a rosary service will be held at 8 p.m.
She was born Dec. 16, 1905, in Poland, to Martin and Nellie Penk. She was married to Martin Wisniewski in Chicago. He died in 1973. She lived in the Thorp and Lublin area most of her life, and for the past 12 years had been a resident of the Thorp Care Center.
Surviving are one son, Leonard, Lublin; three brothers, Tony and John, both of Thorp; and Joseph, Lublin; a sister, Valeria Slovensky, Minneapolis; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Loretta Slowiak.
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