Eugene Arnold Wyman

Wyman, Eugene Arnold
Sep. 8, 1937 - Feb. 8, 2013
Eugene A. Wyman, 75, of Crivitz, WI died peacefully in Sarasota, FL on February 8th, 2013, after a courageous year-long battle with leukemia. He was the son of John and Eleanore Wojtkiewicz and he was the second child of four. Gene attended school in Crivitz and joined the Marines in 1955. On November 8, 1961, Gene married Mary Mans. After leaving the Marines, Gene opened the Crivitz Home Bakery where he took extreme pride in providing fresh home-baked goods to loyal customers for 30 years. In 1982, Gene opened up the Baker's Kitchen, followed by Ellis Junction Supper Club and Gino's Pizzeria in Crivitz. Upon selling his businesses in Crivitz, Gene became passionate about collecting and selling taxidermy out of his home in Republic, MI. To the people who he came into contact with, he will be remembered for his compassion for others and his ability to create a conversation with anyone who crossed his path.
Gene is presided in death by his parents John and Eleanore Wojtkiewicz. Gene is survived by his wife Mary and six children: his son Tim (Tammy) Wyman of Neenah, WI; Tammy (Mark) Wyman of Sarasota, FL; Tracy (Don) Besnier of Lithia, FL; Holly Wyman of Sarasota, FL, Allison (Charlie) Godoski of Mulberry, FL; and Shannon (Eric) Rajewski of San Francisco, CA; along with several grandchildren and one great grandchild. Also surviving are his brother and best friend Roger Wytkewicz, of Sarasota, FL, his sisters Karen Thomas of Crivitz and Gretchen Keiler of Green Bay.
A mass of will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, February 22nd 2013 at St. Francis of Assisi in Englewood, FL. Burial will be at the St. Mary Catholic Church Cemetery in Crivitz, WI in the summertime. A special thanks to Gene's caregivers at the Iron Mountain VA Hospital and Sarasota's Doctors Hospital. Arrangements by Veterans Funeral Service and Cremation.

Published in Herald Tribune from Feb. 19 to Feb. 20, 2013