Obit: Ustianowski, Michael (1929 - 2013)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Ustianowski, Kotoryski, Syryczuk, Skowronski, Szyzupak, Grobowey, Skwierczynski, Flodin, Talaga

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co, WI) 9/04/2013

Ustianowski, Michael (20 April 1929 - 27 August 2013)

Michael Ustianowski, age 84, of Lublin, passed away at Memorial Health Center, in Medford, on Tuesday August 27, 2013. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2013, at St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church, in Lublin. Rev. Marion Talaga officiated and burial followed in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were: Randy Ustianowski, Billy Ustianowski, Kyle Ustianowski, Kody Ustianowski, Steve Ustianowski, Nathan Ustianowski, Gary Flodin and Bruce Flodin. Visitation was held at the church, on Saturday, from 11 a.m. until time of service.

Michael Ustianowski was born on April 20, 1929, in Lublin, WI, the son of Wasyl and Antoinette (Kotoryski) Ustianowski. He was raised on the family farm and received his education at River Bank School. Mike was united in marriage to Virginia Syryczuk on November 18, 1950, at St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church, in Lublin. They bought and operated a farm in Lublin. While farming, Mike also worked in building construction and pipeline construction. In 2000, he retired and sold the farm to his son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Tina. They moved into Lublin and have resided there since. He enjoyed hunting in Montana and fishing.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church, and has served as a supervisor and as the assessor for the Town of Roosevelt.

Mike will be dearly missed by his wife of 62 years, Virginia, of Lublin; seven children: Michael (Pat) of Minocqua, Sharon Ustianowski of Lewis, CO, Terry (Pam) of Dover, FL, Jody (Cheryl) of Lublin, Kelly Ustianowski of Waycross, GA, Dan (Tina) of Lublin, Natasha Ustianowski of Sturgeon Bay; 13 grandchildren: Randy, Billy, Julia, Christina, Laci, Nathan, Kyle, Kody, Hunter, Blake, Brandon, Max and Dex; four step-grandchildren: Morgan, Mitchell, Ben and Roman; two great-grandchildren: Marcel and Ashton; two step-great-grandchildren: Bennie, Jr. and Joseph; two sisters: Stella Skowronski and Ann Szyzupak, both of Chicago; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Jeffery, on July 4, 1978; four brothers: Alex, Phil, Alois and John Ustianowski; and three sisters: Mary Grobowey, Marge Skwierczynski and Helen Ustianowski in infancy.

Online condolences may be expressed at  Thorp Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.



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