Harold Jagodzinski, 82, Rudolph, father of a Junction City woman, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2000, at Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philip Catholic Church in Rudolph, with the Rev. John Hogan officiating. Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Rudolph.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids and from 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church until the services. There will be a parish prayer service at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Mr. Jagodzinski was born Nov. 2, 1907, in Wisconsin Rapids, a son of the late John and Rosie (Schmick) Jagodzinski.
He was married to Lorraine Van Asten on Aug. 21, 1940, in Rudolph.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, aboard the destroyer U.S.S. Tillman.
He was employed by Consolidated Papers Inc. for 44 years, retiring in October 1980.
He was instrumental in the development of the Rudolph Grotto.
Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Donna (Robert) Panko, Wisconsin Rapids, Joy (Jim) Kempen, Port Edwards, Janie (Paul) Hertel, Sheboygan, and Sandra (Pat) Arnold, Junction City; two sons, James, Wisconsin Rapids, and David (Connie), Port Edwards; one brother, Emery (Florence), Wisconsin Rapids; two sisters, Grace (William) James, Port Edwards, and Margaret (Robert) Hahn, Wisconsin Rapids; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, William, Edward, Louis and Roy; and one grandson, Kevin Arnold.