Obit: Witek, John J #1 (1912 - 2006)

Contact:  Shari Hahn

Surnames: Witek, Swiatek, Makeeff

----Sources: Marshfield News-Herald June 23, 2006

Witek, John J. (May 12, 1912 - June 22, 2006)

John J. Witek


John J. Witek, 94, of Lublin, died Thursday, June 22, 2006, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 24, 2006, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Lublin. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church, with a 9:30 a.m. parish rosary service.

Thorp Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

John was born May 12, 1912, in Lublin, the son of John and Mary (Swiatek) Witek. He was united in marriage to Bernice Kukula on Aug. 12, 1936, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on April 22, 1996.

The couple had lived and farmed in the town of Withee until retiring in 1973, at which time they moved into Lublin. After retiring, John was the caretaker for St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery for several years.

He is survived by one daughter, Eleanor (Dalen) Makeeff of Thorp; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter; two brothers, Peter Wittek of Owen and Frank (Shirley) Wittek of Withee.



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