Tillie M. (1919 - 2008)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Holewinski, Bernak, Konwinski, Derks, Gazda, Koepl, Dircks, Nelson
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) September 17, 2008
Holewinski, Tillie M. (27 November 1919 - 10 September 2008)
Tillie M. Holewinski, age 88, former Town of Thorp area resident passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at Our Lady of Victory Hospital, Stanley, WI.
A Christian Burial Mass was held on Friday, September 12, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, Stanley, WI with Fr. Robert Nelson officiating. Burial followed at the St. Mary’s Czestochowa Cemetery, Junction. Friends and family called from 9:00-10:30 a.m. on Friday morning at the Plombon Funeral Chapel, Stanley, WI. Plombon Funeral Service assisted the family with arrangements.
Tillie was born November 27, 1919 in Petersburg, NB, the daughter of Peter and Vera (Bernak) Konwinski. She was united in marriage to John Holewinski on July 17, 1937 at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Thorp, WI. They lived and farmed in rural Thorp, WI where they were parishioners of St. Mary’s Czestochowa Catholic Church of rural Stanley, WI.
Tillie is survived by her children: John (Mary) Holewinski and Patricia (Frank) Derks, both of Stanley, WI; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren; sisters: Theresa Gazda of Chippewa Falls, WI, and Rosie (Frank) Koepl of Stanley, WI; brothers: Edward Konwinski of Chippewa Falls, WI & Chester Konwinski of Neenah, WI; sisters-in-law: Steffie Konwinski of Withee, WI and Gladys Konwinski of Chippewa Falls, WI; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband John, on January 18, 1978; sister, Irene Dircks; and brothers: Ray and Virgil Konwinski.
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