Leo Wojkiewicz

Leo Wojkiewicz, 90, Hofa Park, died peacefully in his sleep, Thursday, March 1, 2018, at a Green Bay hospital. The son of Stanley and Martha (Szalkowski) Wojkiewicz was born April 10, 1927, in Hofa Park. Leo served his country in the Army-Air Force during World War II, from 1945-1946, and was a member of the American Legion Post 337, Pulaski. On April 24, 1948, he married Veronica “Vernie” Hylok at SS Edward and Isidore Church in Flintville. The couple farmed in the Town of Maple Grove until their retirement.

Leo also worked at Menominee River Sugar Company and Carver Boat. He served as a supervisor for the Town of Maple Grove and was also town chairman for many years. He was also a supervisor for Shawano County and was a representative for the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Shawano County.

Leo enjoyed many things. He loved going on Sunday afternoon rides, listening and dancing to polka music, attending church picnics around the area, and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include four children, Barbara (Kenneth) Dunaj, Mosinee, Gerald (Mary) Wojkiewicz, Pulaski, Lucille (Eugene) Przybylski, Pulaski, and Judith Wisniewski, Seymour; 11 grandchildren: Deborah, David, and Douglas Dunaj, Michelle Eron, Jennifer Geiser, Brian, Brent, and Bruce (Tina) Przybylski, and Brenda (Jeff) Tebon, Joshua and Dana Wisniewski; nine great-grandchildren: Braeden, Gavin, and Griffin, Dylan, Dawson, and Madysen, Chloe and Carter, and Ziggy; Vernie’s family: Harry (Ann) Hylok, Frances Lepak, Joseph (Vonnie) Hylok, Regina Berna, Dorothy Prokop, and Ben Smith and a special friend, Allan Eron, who was always there for dad.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 2013 and brothers and sisters: Teo (Theresa), Steve (Jenny), Joe (Beatrice), Louis (Mary),Verna (Ed) Gawrylewski, Clara (Frank) Dompke.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at St. Stanislaus Church, Hofa Park. Burial took place in the parish cemetery with military honors by the Pulaski Area Veterans. Marnocha Funeral Home, Pulaski, served the Wojkiewicz family.