James Fronek, 66
James Fronek, of Antigo, died Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Aspirus Langlade Hospital. He was 66 years old. He was born on January 31, 1953, in Antigo, a son of Harry Fronek, Jr. of Antigo, and the late Caroline (Korbisch) Fronek. He married Carol Falk on August 3, 1974, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Antigo. She preceded him in death on August 8, 2016.
He was a graduate of Antigo High School.
For many years Jim was employed at Lee’s Super Value, which became Butch’s in Antigo. For the past 20 years he worked for a utility company laying and splicing fiber optic cable in central Wisconsin.
He enjoyed being outdoors fishing and golfing. His family and grandchildren were very dear to Jim.
Survivors including his father two sons, Tony Fronek of Oshkosh, Joseph (friend Kate) Fronek of Lafayette, CO; a daughter, Heidi (Brad) Wunderlich of Neenah, two granddaughters Kennadie and Kinley Fronek; four sisters, Carol (Dan) Hackbarth of Harrison, Arkansas, Mary (Greg) Wilhite of Abilene, Texas, Lori (Robert) Thomas of Marietta, Georgia, Pamela (Jamie) McAuly of Birnamwood; two brothers, Kevin (Mikki) Fronek of Wausau, Terry (Lois) Fronek of Rothschild; .
In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by his son, Scott Fronek; sister, Diana Fronek; brother, Donald Fronek.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. at SS Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church with Rev. Zach Weber officiating. Burial will take place in Queen of Peace Cemetery at a later date.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Bradley Funeral Home and 9:30 am – 10:30 am on Friday at Bradley Funeral Home. A parish wake service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.