George J. Michalkiewicz

George J. Michalkiewicz

George J. Michalkiewicz, age 72, of Menasha, passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Fox River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on June 30, 1942, in Appleton, the son of the late John and Mary (Grishaber) Michalkiewicz. George's employment began at James River, formerly American Can and he retired from Jefferson Smurfit-Stone in Pacific, Missouri. He coached basketball for 25 years at St. John Catholic School in Menasha. George was an avid Packer fan and fisherman, and he looked forward to his fishing trips to Canada. Over the years camping, golfing, and gardening were a few of his interests.

George is survived by his children Susan and Dan Stanczak of Menasha, and their children Tanya Belknap, Heather and Amber Stanczak; Daniel and Patricia Michalkiewicz of Appleton, and their children Marissa and Mason Michalkiewicz; and Anthony Michalkiewicz and Kim Edens of Rochester, Minnesota; siblings Ruth Ann (Edward) Schroeder, Kathleen (Leon) Koerner, Thomas (Sally) Michalkiewicz, John Michalkiewicz, Judi (Michael) McDowell, and David (Linda) Michalkiewicz. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. George was preceded in death by his sister-in-law Paula Michalkiewicz.

The memorial service for George will be held at 11:30 am on Monday, July 21, 2014 at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME TRI-COUNTY CHAPEL, 1592 Oneida Street in Menasha. Deacon Rick Dvorak will be officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday from 10:00 am until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Parkinson Disease Association are appreciated. Online condolences can be offered at

The family would like to thank the staff at Fox River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for the excellent care given to George.


Funeral Home

Wichmann Tri-County Chapel
1592 Oneida St. Menasha, WI 54952
(920) 831-9905

Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from July 18 to July 20, 2014