Stanley P. Cisewski, 88, formerly of the town of New Hope, died Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2000, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King where he had lived the past 3 1/2 years.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Fancher. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Shuda Funeral Chapel. A general rosary will be said at 5 p.m. The Rosholt American Legion Post No. 509, of which he was a member, will hold a ritual at 6:30 p.m.
Visitation will also be held from 8 to 9 a.m. Friday at Shuda Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Cisewski was born on July 1, 1912, in the town of New Hope, a son of the late John and Elizabeth (Schulfer) Cisewski. He attended local schools and later worked on the family farm.
He entered the U.S. Army on Aug. 6, 1942, at Fort Sheridan, Ill., He served as a private first class with Battery B, 451st AA Battalion. He served in Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, Southern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe. He received one service stripe, five service medals, the Eastern African Mideastern Theater Ribbon with one silver and one bronze battle star. He also received a good conduct medal and the World War II Victory medal. He was honorably discharged from the Army on Nov. 14, 1945, at Camp Grant, Ill.
After returning to the area he again worked at the family farm in the town of New Hope.
He was married to Florence Wanserski on Jan. 29, 1949, at St. Mary of Mount Carmel. She died Aug. 14, 1993.
After marriage, he began working at F.F. Mengel Co., retiring in 1997.
He was a member of the St. Mary of Mount Carmel Holy Name Society.
For the past three-and-one-half years he lived at the Veterans Home in King.
Survivors include one daughter, Mary Ann (George) Cisewski, Appleton; one sister, Irene Pavelski, Amherst Junction; nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by brothers and sisters.