Louis Joseph Woiak
Louis J. Woiak of Sheboygan died on August 14, 2014 at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. Louis was born on April 7, 1928 to Martha Woiak. He attended schools in Milwaukee. In 1944 to 1946 he became a Merchant Seaman, later going on to become a Sergeant First Class in the United States Army where he served his country from 1946 and retired from there in 1966. When he retired from the Army he started working in 1967 at Tecumseh in Sheboygan Falls where he worked until his retirement in 1990.
On August 14, 1954 he was united in marriage to Virginia Marie Radke at Bethlehem Church in Sheboygan.
Louis enjoyed playing cards, reading, fishing, camping and spending time with his family; he was also an avid Packer's fan. In 1997 he suffered a stroke, and after that he became fond of his favorite recliner, remote control, and TV.
Louis is survived by his wife, Virginia of Sunny Ridge Nursing Home; children, Terrance Woiak of West Allis, Michael (Eileen) Woiak of Sheboygan, Gerald Woiak of Sheboygan, and Kevin (Carol) Woiak of Sarasota, Florida. He is also survived by two grandsons Chad and Bernie Woiak, three great-granddaughters Rylee, Alexis, and Jordan Woiak, and one great-great granddaughter.
Further survivors include a sister, Patricia (James) Miszewski of Milwaukee; brothers and sisters-in-law Ralph (Mary) Radke, James (Diane) Radke, Doris Wagner, Judy (Peter) Gabrielse, and Barbara Dougherty, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Louis is preceded in death by his infant son; mother, Martha; sister, Marlene Gastieier and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Bill and Pearl Leonhardt, Robert Wagner, Robert Dougherty, and mother and father-in-law Edward and Mary Radke.
Visitation will be held on Monday, August 18, 2014 at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 6706 Superior Ave., Kohler, from 2:00 P.M. until the time of service at 3:00 P.M.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com.
Reinbold Novak Funeral Home
1535 South 12th Street Sheboygan, WI 53081
Published in Sheboygan Press on Aug. 17, 2014