Thomas G. Kerchefski, 75, 3291 Highway M, town of Carson, died Friday evening, Oct. 1, 1999, at St. Michael’s Hospital.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Mill Creek with the Rev. Daniel Kozlowski officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church until the services. The American Legion will have a ritual at 6:45 p.m. Monday, and the parish rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday.
Mr. Kerchefski was born Dec. 30, 1923, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Barney and Regina (Kaminski) Kerchefski.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1946.
He was married to Margaret Hojnacki on Sept. 11, 1948, at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover. After their marriage, the couple settled in Carson and have lived at their present address the past 51 years.
He worked for Consolidated Papers from 1955-1978, when he retired.
He enjoyed playing the concertina, hunting, fishing and woodcrafts with his wife.
He was a member of Stevens Point’s Berens-Scribner American Legion Post 6.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Kenneth, Stevens Point, and Thomas (Debra), Bancroft; three daughters, Diane (Jerome) Gallenberg, Stevens Point, Geraldine (James) Wiernik, Junction City, and Debora (James) Sobczak, Stevens Point; three brothers, Edward, Lone Rock, Barney (Lorraine), Stevens Point, and Leonard (Gloria), Mosinee; three sisters, Helen (Adolph) Rohrer, Lindenhurst, Ill., Pauline (James) Catlin, Indianapolis, Ind., and Kathryn Kurzinski, Mosinee; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter and a brother.