Grace Walczak, née Wiernik, formerly of the town of Carson, died in Hartland, Illinois on Thursday March 20, 2014, at the age of 91 after a long illness. She was born October 7, 1922 in Wisconsin, and lived in Stevens Point and Portage until she married. Youngest Daughter of Frank and Agatha Wiernik, née Kocan, she had 9 brothers and sisters. She married Milton Walczak on June 22, 1946 at Saint Bartholomew Catholic Church in Mill Creek. Grace gave birth to her only daughter Beverly in 1948. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Agatha; Brothers: Joseph, Henry, John, and Emil; Sisters: Sophie Prondzinski, Anna, Stella Guzman, Josephine Wiernik, and Julia Guzman; Daughter, Beverly. She is survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren, and even more nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff at Valley High Nursing and Rehabilitation Home for the wonderful care they gave her.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday June 7, 2014 at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church Mill Creek. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation on Saturday from 9: 30a.m. until time of service at the church. Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home of Stevens Point is assisting the family with arrangements. For online condolences please visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com