Marie Joyce Rzentkowski, 85
Marie J. Rzentkowski, 85 of Wittenberg, died on Monday, October 8, 2018 at the Homme Home of Wittenberg CBRF.
She was born on December 6, 1932 in Ingersol, the daughter of the late Gilbert “Jim” and Cecelia (Verkuilen) Ploeger.
On October 24, 1953, Marie was united in marriage to Edmund Rzentkowski in Wittenberg. He preceded her in death on June 21, 1993.
Marie was employed at Marathon Electric for many years until her retirement. She also worked for the former Gus and Ann’s Restaurant, Wittenberg and several other local restaurants. Faith was a very important part of her life and Marie was an active member of Holy Family-St. William Catholic Church, Wittenberg and it’s Christian Mothers. Marie was a good cook and enjoyed polka music and playing cards. Most important to Marie was the time spent with her family and friends.
Survivors include Richard (Julie) Rzentkowski of Hatley, Luann Prahl of Wausau, Darlene (Steve) Block of Wittenberg, Gary Rzentkowski of Elderon and Chris (Sheri) Rzentkowski of Shepley; nine grandchildren, Jade (Rey) Ado, Tara (Brad) Modjewski, Amber (Brad) Mroczenski, Ashley (Jason) Engman, Nikki (Jeff) Fraaza, Derrick (Mary) Block, Justin Rzentkowski, Lindsey Rzentkowski and Tanner Rzentkowski; 9 great-grandchildren and two sisters, Irene Wanta of Clintonville and Ann Cayo of Neenah.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one son David; one granddaughter, Jessica Rzentkowski and three brothers, James, Donald and Jerry.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11AM on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Holy Family-St. William Catholic Parish, Wittenberg. Rev. Matthew Settle will officiate. Interment will be in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery, Wittenberg. Visitation will be on Friday from 10AM until the time of Mass at the church.