Joseph E. Friday, 75, Brookfield, a Stevens Point native and retired Milwaukee police officer, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, at his home of lung cancer.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Brookfield. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Officers from the Milwaukee and Brookfield police departments will provide an honor guard.
Schramka Funeral Home in Milwaukee is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Friday was born Feb. 28, 1926, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Edmund and Hedwig (Raflic) Friday. He was raised in Milwaukee.
He served in the U.S. Army in Africa and Europe during World War II and was awarded a Bronze Battle Star.
He was married to Mary Primus 53 years ago.
After the war, he worked as a tool and die maker until joining the Milwaukee Police Department in 1954. He served as a police officer and detective for 32 years, retiring in 1986.
He was a member of the Oconomowoc Golf Club and Veterans Post 0415.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Paul J., Milwaukee, and Mark J. (Terry L.), New Berlin; one brother, Edmund, Conway, S.C.; three sisters, Lillian Peterson, Eleanor Yenter and Doris (Ray) Sucik, all of the Milwaukee area; and two grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Agnes, Virginia and Doloris.