Norman Drefcinski

Drefcinski, Norman R.

Norman R. Drefcinski, 62, of Wisconsin Rapids, died suddenly on Friday, May 3, 2013, at home.

He was born on July 24, 1950, in Stevens Point, to the late Richard and Helen (Sobczak) Drefcinski and was a 1968 graduate of Pacelli High School. On Dec. 28, 1968, his marriage to Judy Pacyna took place at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point.

Norm worked as a transportation supervisor for Consolidated Papers/Stora Enso for over 38 years, retiring in 2008. He was an avid archer and enjoyed both bow hunting and fishing, especially trips to Canada. His other activities included woodworking, riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and spending time outdoors at his property. He was a great neighbor, friend and enjoyed his family and new great-granddaughter.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Drefcinski of Wisconsin Rapids; daughter, Tina (David) Janes of Stevens Point; granddaughter, Rachel (Austin) Hintz of Stevens Point; great-granddaughter, Sydney Marie; sister, Carol Grubba of Stevens Point; niece, Jenni Grubba of Madison; and nephew, Daniel Grubba of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Private family services will be held. Pisarski Funeral Homes of Stevens Point and Plover are assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit


Published in Stevens Point Journal on May 6, 2013