Mary Preboski, 94
Mary Preboski, of Antigo, died Monday, April 29, 2019, at Rosalia Gardens under the care of LeRoyer Hospice. She was 94 years old. She was born on May 20, 1924, in Antigo, a daughter of Joseph and Mary (Steber) Wild. She married Robert Preboski on April 15, 1944. He preceded her in death on May 2, 2008.
She was a homemaker, lifelong Antigo area resident, and member of St. John Catholic Church.
She enjoyed reading, knitting, cooking, baking, completing crossword puzzles, playing Scrabble, camping, and gardening. Her cooking and knitting skills were put to great use feeding and caring for many family hunting parties.
Survivors include two sons, Dennis (Marti) Preboski, Antigo, Richard (Betsy) Preboski, West Bend;
four Grandchildren, Kathy Olson and Adrian Igl, Jamie (Steve) Kirsch, Tim and Andrew Preboski;
two step-grandchildren, Cathy Bedel; Teri Fritch;
six great-grandchildren, Cory (Lisa) Olson, Kyle Igl, Britany (Nathan) Bollhorst, Blake, Hunter, and Austin Kirsch;
two step-great-grandchildren, Nicholas (KC) Alft, Ryan Fritch;
three great-great-grandchildren, Xavier Olson, Jayden Igl, Lorelei Bollhorst;
three brothers, Leonard (Mary) Wild, James (Mary Ann) Wild, Raymond (Betty) Wild all of Antigo;
two sisters-in-law, Dorothy, and Dawn Wild of Antigo;
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by two daughters, Judy Fritch, and Lynne Preboski; a grandchild, Danny Stegall in infancy, a great-grandchild, Jason Olson; a step-great-grandson, Cody Fritch, in infancy; a sister, Lorraine (John) Turney; four brothers, Clarence Wild, Joseph (Delores) Wild, Lawrence Wild, and Floyd Wild;
The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St John Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Hoffmann officiating. Burial will take place in Queen of Peace Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Bradley Funeral Home and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home. A parish wake service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday also at the funeral home.
The family offers a special thank you to Rosalia Gardens and LeRoyer Hospice for their compassionate care and support.