Obit: Gulczinski, Angeline J. (1923 - 2013)


Surnames: Gulczinski, Zagar, Briski, Rislove, Marx, Furlong, Lendosky, Malaszuk, Stimac, Vivoda

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 25 Sep 2013

Gulczinski, Angeline J. (16 JAN 1923 - 19 SEP 2013)

Angeline J. Gulczinski, 90, formerly of Greenwood, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at the House of the Dove in Marshfield, surrounded by family. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Monday, Sept. 23, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenwood. Rev. Steve Brice officiated. Burial followed in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Steve Gulczinski, Harold Briski, Jake Dudley, Matt Peterson, Mark Briski and Jon Marx.

Angeline Judith Briski was born on Jan. 16, 1923, on the family farm in Greenwood, the daughter of Matt and Katherine (nee Zagar) Briski. She was the eighth of 14 children. She spoke fondly of childhood memories and family events. She graduated from Maple Ridge School, near Greenwood, and later received a certificate from the School of LaSalle, Chicago, where she studied millinery techniques while working at various factory jobs during World War II. Angeline returned to Greenwood to marry Florian Gulczinski, the love of her life, on June 15, 1944, at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Thorp. They purchased a farm south of Greenwood in 1945, where she lived until 1988. In 1988, Angeline moved to the city of Greenwood. She resided in Greenwood through February 2013. At that time, she moved to the Clark County Health Care Center. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and was an active member of St. Ann's Society.

She is survived by four children, Judith (Orville) Loberg, Neillsville, Janice (Dick Rislove) Marx, Rochester, Minn., Rita Furlong, Shoreview, Minn., and Rodney (Dawn) Gulczinski, Big Lake, Minn.; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert (Taimi) Briski, Greenwood, and John (Florence) Briski, Greenwood; three sisters, Kay Gulczinski, New Brighton, Minn., Delores Lendosky, Greenwood, and Rose Malaszuk, Owen; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Angeline was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Florian, in 1975; a granddaughter, Kelly Furlong; fi ve brothers, Matt Briski, Tony Briski, Frank Briski, Ted Briski and Albert Briski; and three sisters, Mary Malnar, Elizabeth Stimac and Julia Vivoda.

She was a kind and generous person who will be missed by family and friends. Angeline's family is thankful for the care she received at the Clark County Health Care Center, St. Joseph's Hospital and especially the House of the Dove. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Mary's Catholic School Fund, Greenwood.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, assisted the family with arrangements.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel