Martin J. Wayda, 94, a former operator of the Club 66 in Polonia, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, at the Kennedy Medical and Rehabilitation Center in Schofield.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Xavier Church in Knowlton with the Rev. Joseph Grassl officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. Friday at the church until the service. The general rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Mr. Wayda was born March 4, 1905, in Waukegan, Ill., a son of the late Martin J. and Mary (Macek) Wayda. He came to Wisconsin as an infant with his parents.
He farmed with his parents and also worked as a carpenter and bricklayer. He was later employed with Maynard Steel Foundry in Milwaukee.
He was married to Sophie Daniecki in 1952 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Knowlton.
They owned and operated Club 66 in Polonia from 1964 to 1970. He also farmed in Polonia. She died Oct. 29, 1980.
Survivors include one grandnephew, several half nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one stepson, one sister, two nephews and three half sisters.