Obit: Pakiz, Rosaline Marie #2 (1922 - 2014)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Pakiz, Popovich, Plautz, Accola, Hinds, Pline, Levesque, Burmeister, Svigel, Albright, Matkovich, Brice
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 9/24/2014
Pakiz, Rosaline Marie (29 October 1922 - 21 September 2014)
Rosaline M. Pakiz, 91, of Greenwood passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at House of the Dove in Marshfield.
Rosaline Marie Plautz was born Oct. 29, 1922, in Willard, the 12th child of Stephen Sr. and Mary (Popovich) Plautz. She was raised on the family farm and received her education at North Willard School, proudly earning her GED in 1976. As a young woman, Rose worked at home on the farm before moving to Milwaukee where she was a crane operator at International Harvester. She was united in marriage to Frank A. ‘Butch’ Pakiz Nov. 30, 1946, at Holy Family rectory. Rose and her husband farmed and raised a family until ret8iring in 1980.
After retirement, she had many interests but especially loved spending time with her family and friends, baking potica and strudel, gardening, canning, sewing, needlework and providing musical entertainment with her husband at area nursing homes. She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, even learning to connect with them by computer. Rose also loved to travel, making seven trips to Slovenia to visit with family there. She was very knowledgeable about her family history and was instrumental in the creation of the Willard history book, Spominska Zgodovina. She also was noted for remembering everyone’s birthdays and anniversaries, baking many cakes for these occasions.
She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, PCCW, Slovenian Women’s Union, Slovenska Druzba and past member of Clark County Choraliers and Merry Homemakers Club.
She will be dearly missed by her husband, Frank, of Greenwood; her children: Larry (Sue) Pakiz of Greenwood; Dave (Betty) Pakiz of Crystal Lake, IL; Patrice Pakiz (Alton Accola) of Apple Valley, MN grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Becky (Tim) Hinds, Jack, Abigail, and Theodore of Peoria, IL; Mike (Tara) Pakiz and Logan of Destin, FL; Troy (Jennifer) Pakiz, Amelia and Malia of Rockville, IN; Todd (Kaysie) Pakiz, Brayden and Addison Rose of New Prague, MN; Nicole (Tim) Pline, Ethan and Isaac, Chesapeake, VA; and Andy (Anna) Pakiz, Gavin and Caroline of Fort Collins, CO; two sisters-in-law: Marge Plautz of Withee and Ellen Plautz of Marshfield; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Rose was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Dennis, March 25, 1993; seven brothers: Stephen Jr., John, Joe, Frank, Mike, George and Emil Plautz and five sisters: Angeline Levesque, Mary Burmeister, Anne Svigel, Helen Albright and Sophie Matkovich.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard. Rev. Steve Brice will officiate and burial will follow in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Pakiz, Troy Pakiz, Todd Pakiz, Andy Pakiz, Tim Hinds and Jack Hinds. Visitation will be held at the church Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a 7:45 Rosary service and again at the church Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Memorials may be made to House of the Dove or charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com. Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood is assisting the family with arrangements.
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