Obit: Galarowicz, Minnie A. (1920 - 2016)
Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Bjornstad, Copeland, Galarowicz, Klosowski, Krieger, Lencz, Luraas, Krieger, Palms, Talaga, Wasylko, Wojkiewicz, Zdancewicz
----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 10/25/2016
Galarowicz, Minnie A. (Klosowski) (29 MAY 1920 - 23 OCT 2016)
Minnie A. Galarowicz, age 96, of Lublin, WI, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Aspirus Care & Rehab in Medford, WI.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at St. Mary's Polish National Catholic Church, in Lublin. Rev. Marion Talaga will officiate and burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church, on Tuesday, from 9:30 am until time service.
Minnie A. Klosowski was born on May 29, 1920 in Chicago, IL, to Walter, Sr. and Nettie (Zdancewicz) Klosowski.
As a young girl, her family moved to a farm in the Lublin area, where she was raised and received her education. Minnie developed many skills and talents growing up and helping her parents on the farm. She was united in marriage to her loving husband, Edward Galarowicz, on September 20, 1939. Together they raised their family and farmed successfully for 42 years until retiring in 1981.
In retirement, Minnie was an avid gardener who nurtured her flowers and gardens with loving care. She was most happy when spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and had a special relationship with each one of them. Minnie was, and will continue to be, greatly loved and admired by her family.
She is survived by her children: Virginia (Bruce) Luraas of Withee, WI, James (Kathy) of Excelsior, MN, Debra (Gordy) Palms of Withee, WI, Diane Galarowicz of Lublin; 14 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; one son-in-law: Ted Wojkiewicz of Stanley; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eddie, on October 29, 1985; 2 daughters: Delores Wasylko and Alice Wojkiewicz; one grandson: Charles Copeland; 4 sisters: Lillian Bjornstad, Jeannette Krieger, Eleanor Nowak, Jane Lencz; and one brother: Walter Klosowski, Jr.
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