Obit: Pawlak, Marcia A. (1939 – 2019)


Surnames: Pawlak, Sandhiyagu, Frizzell, Wild

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 23 Jan 2019

Pawlak, Marcia A. (14 NOV 1939 – 13 JAN 2019)

Marcia A. Pawlak, age 79, of Thorp, WI, passed away at Ascension Our Lady of Victory Hospital in Stanley, WI on Sunday, January 13, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019, at St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Thorp. Rev. Baskaran Sandhiyagu will officiate, and burial of cremains will follow in New St. Hedwig's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church, on Friday, from 9:30 a.m. until p, time of service.

Marcia Ann Frizzell was born on November 14,1939, in Boston, MA, the only child of William V. and Marion H. B (Ellis) Frizzell. She was raised and received her education y in Brighton, a neighborhood of Boston, graduating from I Brighton High School in 1957. After completing high , school, Marcia worked at a local bank until her marriage to Thomas J. Pawlak on June 21, 1964. They resided in the Boston area, where she was a homemaker and stay at home mom. In 1969, they moved to Thorp and raised their family. Marcia enrolled in the Certified Nursing Assistant program through Chippewa Valley Technical College, where she took classes, at Victory Memorial Hospital in Stanley, completing her training on October 23, 1978. She worked as a C.N.A. at Oakbrook Health & Rehab in Thorp for a few years and then worked at the Clark County Health Care Center, in Owen, for more than 20 years, retiring in 2005. Marcia resided in Thorp until the time of her death.

She had many interests, but especially loved going to a church, bible study, reading, going to lunch with her n friends, and watching home & garden shows on TV.

Marcia is survived by her husband, Tom, of Thorp; three children: Barbara Wild of Tomahawk, WI, Thomas Jr. (Jennifer) of Boyd, Todd of Thorp; 11 grandchildren and a two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one granddaughter, Tiffany Marie Wild, on October 10,2001.

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Thorp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.




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