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Laskowski, Patricia J.

Patricia J. Laskowski, age 80, of Wisconsin Rapids died Thursday, May 1, 2014 at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids. Rev. Sahayanathan Nathan will officiate, burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will be held at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids on Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, and again at the Church on Tuesday from 10:00 - 11:00 AM. There will be a Parish Rosary Service held at 7:30 PM Monday at the Funeral Home.

Patricia was born November 2, 1933 to Thomas and Clara (Rosenthal) Gruba in Stevens Point, WI. In 1951 she graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Stevens Point, WI and later was employed by AC Spark Plugs in Milwaukee, WI. She married Edwin Laskowski on May 1954 at Saint Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point, WI. The couple relocated from Milwaukee to Wisconsin Rapids in 1956. She taught at Assumption High School as a Phy Ed teacher from 1956 until 1959 where her and Ed enjoyed chaperoning many high school field trips and sporting events. She returned to teaching in 1974 after taking time off to raise a family. Pat taught for many years full time at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Nekoosa where she was fondly known as Mrs. L.

Pat always enjoyed watching sports especially the Packers, Badgers, Brewers and Cubs, which were her favorite teams. After retirement her and Ed enjoyed many Casino trips with their friends as well as golfing, playing card games and spending time with family, especially all of her grandchildren.

She was a lifetime member of the Saint Stanislaus Holy Rosary Society in Steven Point, WI.

She is survived by her children; Mark (Renita) Laskowski of Lake Nebagamon, WI, Michael (Doris) Laskowski of Wisconsin Rapids, Mary Jo (Michael) Polodna of Onalaska, Marcia (John) Flammang of Oregon, WI, and Marlene (John) Fawley of Wisconsin Rapids; nine grandchildren Christopher, Trina, Heather, Eleasha, Katie, Jacob, Jeremy, Josh and Becca; ten great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren, two sisters Barbara Kaatz of Wisconsin Rapids and Marlene (Norbert) Czerwinski of Stevens Point, WI.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, husband Edwin, grandson Jamie Smolek and granddaughter Lacey Laskowski .

The family would like to thank the staff at the Wisconsin Rapids DaVita Dialysis Center for their compassionate care over the last five years and Edgewater Haven Nursing Home.

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Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on May 3, 2014
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