Lorraine R. Przybylski, 65, 4805 White Pine Drive, died Wednesday morning, March 15, 2000, at St. Michael’s Hospital.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church with the Rev. Donald Przybylski officiating. Burial will be in the Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home. The St. Stanislaus Rosary Society, of which she was a member for over 36 years, will combine with the parish rosary at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to St. Stanislaus Catholic Church would be appreciated.
Miss Przybylski was born Feb. 24, 1935, in Stevens Point, a daughter of the late Vincent and Laura (Hintz) Przybylski. She attended St. Stanislaus Grade School and graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in 1952.
She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mundelein College of Loyola University in June 1985.
She worked for Sentry Insurance in various departments for more than 41 years until her retirement on Jan. 1, 1994. She was elected assistant corporate secretary of the parent company in May 1978, holding that position until she retired.
She was also assistant secretary of the Sentry Foundation and Sentry Group Foundation, director of Sentry Reinsurance Inc. and assistant secretary of Middlesex Insurance Co., Patriot General Insurance Co., Dairyland Insurance Co., Sentry Aviation Services, Sentry Services and WAULECO Inc.
She was co-founder and charter member of the Stevens Point chapter of the National Secretaries Association in October of 1972. She served as the first president and was active in the organization for a number of years, holding all the various offices. Twice she was chosen “Secretary of the Year” by the chapter.
She was also the historian of the Future Secretaries Association chair for the Wisconsin Division.
She was active in the National Association of Legal Secretaries, the Mid-Wisconsin Chapter of Insurance Women and the Sentry Toastmasters, serving as its first administrative vice president.
She also served as a member of the Stevens Point Catholic Education Commission and chaired the Public Relations and Professional committees and served as secretary.
Survivors include two sisters, Irene O’Kray, Stevens Point, and Theresa Czlapinski, Wisconsin Rapids; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.