Edward Goretski Jr., 65, died Thursday, April 12, 2001, at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia, with the Rev. Marcin Mankowski officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. Monday at the church until the services. There will be a Polish Legion of American Veterans Ritual at 6:45 p.m. Sunday and a general rosary at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Goretski was born Dec. 11, 1935, in Shawano County, a son of Cecelia (Kostuch) Goretski and the late Edward Goretski Sr.
He entered the U.S. Army on Aug. 18, 1954, in Milwaukee. He served as a private first class with the 14th Cavalry. He received the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged on Aug. 3, 1956, at Fort Sheridan, Ill.
He was married to Patricia Bushman on July 12, 1962, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia.
He was employed as a mechanic for various auto garages. He later worked for Pelton Steel Col. in Milwaukee and retired from Kimberly-Clark Corp. in 1998.
He was a member of the Polish Legion of American Veterans Post 185.
Survivors include his wife; one son, Alan (Paula), Stevens Point; one daughter, Gayle (Brian) Dumler, Stevens Point; eight brothers, Richard (Delores), Wisconsin Rapids, Eugene (Bonnie), Maynard (Sandra) and Ralph, all of Stevens Point; Gary (Jean), Bancroft, Dennis, Ripon, Lee (Sandra), California, and Marv, Fond du Lac; three sisters, Janice (Gregory) Woyak and Marie Knapp, both of Stevens Point, and Carol Iwanski, Plover; and two grandchildren.