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Stella A. Kolodziej, 88, 2049 Cisewski Road, Mosinee, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Rennes Health and Rehab Center, Schofield.
She was born Aug. 22, 1925, in the town of Dewey, Portage County, the daughter of the late Andrew and Stella (Wrycza) Lassa. She married Frank Kolodziej on Nov. 16, 1946, at St. Casmir Catholic Church, Stevens Point. He died Jan. 5, 1995.
Stella and her husband Frank farmed in the town of Guenther. She enjoyed farming, gardening, traveling, and most especially spending time with her family. Her home was always open to guests and nobody ever left hungry.
Survivors include her six children, Richard (Darlene) Kolodziej, Mosinee, Arlene (John) Busa, Stevens Point, and David (Nancy) Kolodziej, Nancy (Melvin) Kuzynski, Randy (Mary) Kolodziej and George Kolodziej, all of Mosinee; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Albin (Frances) Lassa, Mosinee, and Frank (Marion) Lassa, Richreal, Oregon. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, a great-grandson, four brothers and three sisters.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Knowlton. The Rev. James Arthur will officiate. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Knowlton. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church, where at 7 p.m. there will be a rosary. Visitation will be again from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday until time of services at the church. Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee, is in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Rennes Health and Rehab, Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice, Point Manor in Stevens Point and the 3rd Floor Staff at St. Clare's Hospital for the wonderful care given to Stella.
Beste Funeral Home
611 3Rd St
Mosinee, WI 54455
Published in the Wausau Daily Herald on Feb. 24, 2014