Ray P. Pawlowski, 78, 1248 N. Oak Road, town of Carson, died Wednesday morning, April 26, 2000, at the Portage County Health Care Center following a lengthy illness.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Mill Creek, with the Rev. Dan Kozlowski officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home, and from 9 a.m. Saturday at the church until the time of services. The American Legion will have its funeral ritual at 6:45 p.m. Friday, and the Holy Name Society will combine with the parish rosary at 7 p.m. Friday.
Mr. Pawlowski was born Aug. 7, 1921, in the town of Carson, a son of the late John and Martha (Kubowski) Pawlowski.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was honorably discharged on July 20, 1943.
He was married to Helen Skornia on June 30, 1945, at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Mill Creek. They lived in Chicago and Green Bay, before moving back to the town of Carson in 1989.
Mr. Pawlowski was a diesel mechanic for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Berens-Scribner American Legion Post 6 and the St. Bartholomew Holy Name Society.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Jim (Cecelia), Loveland, Colo., and Robert, Cincinnati, Ohio; a brother, Syl Pawlowski, Oconto; four sisters, Rose Peskie, town of Carson, Helen Marchel, town of Eau Pleine, Theresa (Edward) Jazdzewski, Stevens Point, and Betty (Milton) Paulson, Okla.; and four grandsons.
One brother also preceded him in death.