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Michael J. Joswiak

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Joswiak, Michael J.

Michael J. Joswiak, 59, Weston, died Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Ministry St. Clare's Hospital, Weston. Michael was born July 13, 1953 to Alfred and Genevieve (Kamanick) Joswiak in Wausau. He married Sheila Horihan on September 20, 1980 in LaCrosse.

Michael was a graduate of Edgar High School. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion, Alois Dreikosen Post, #469, Marathon. He was employed at Hoffer's and Auto Glass Center. Mike loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, hunting, hockey and football. He was an active member of the Saint Agnes Parish, Weston. He was an avid follower of all the D.C. Everest High School activities that his children were involved in.

Survivors include his wife Sheila; his son Samuel Joswiak, Stevens Point; two daughters, Alyce (Paul) Heinzen, Eau Claire and Anna (Christopher) Long; granddaughter, Isabella Long; his father and mother, Alfred "Buddy" and Genevieve Joswiak, Marathon; five brothers, David (Cathy) Joswiak, Wausau, Steven (Donna) Joswiak, Bois D'arc, Missouri, Russ (Lisa) Joswiak, Chatham, Illinois, Andrew (Andrea) Joswiak, Merrill and Peter (Jill) Joswiak, Madison; and one sister, Joan (Dean) Bluske, Onalaska.

He was preceded in death by his infant son, Benjamin.

Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 22, 2013 at Saint Agnes Catholic Church, 6101 Zinser Avenue, Weston. The Rev. Roy Witucki will celebrate. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, at the Brainard Funeral Home-Everest Chapel, 5712 Memorial Court, Weston and again from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church on Friday. Veteran honors will be given by the American Legion Alois Dreikosen, Post 469, Marathon.

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Published in the Wausau Daily Herald from Mar. 20 to Mar. 29, 2013
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