Gulczinski, Angeline J.
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Angekube J. Gulczinski, age 90, formerly of Greenwood, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 19, 2013, at the House of the Dove in Marshfield, WI, surrounded by family. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2013. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenwood. Rev. Steve Brice will officiate and burial will follow in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Steve Gulczinski, Harold Briski, Jake Dudley, Matt Peterson, Mark Briski and Jon Marx. Visitation will be held at the church, on Monday, from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
Angeline Judith Briski was born on January 16, 1923, on the family farm in Greenwood, the daughter of Matt and Katherine (Zagar) Briski. She was the 8th of 14 children. She spoke fondly of childhood memories and family events. She graduated from Maple Ridge School, near Greenwood, WI 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, WI. 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 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 of Neillsville, WI; Janice Marx (Dick Rislove) of Rochester, MN; Rita Furlong of Shoreview, MN; and Rodney (Dawn) Gulczinski of Big Lake, MN; 9 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Robert (Taimi) Briski of Greenwood; John (Florence) Briski of Greenwood; 3 sisters, Kay Gulczinski of New Brighton, MN; Delores Lendosky of Greenwood; Rose Malaszuk of Owen; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Angeline was preceded in death by her husband, Florian, who passed away in 1975; granddaughter, Kelly Furlong, 5 brothers, 3 sisters and her parents.
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, WI.
Online condolences may be expressed at: http://www.cuddiefh.com
Cuddie Funeral Home, of Greenwood, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Greenwood Funeral Home - Greenwood
103 North Main Street PO Box 42
Greenwood, WI 54437
Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Sept. 21, 2013