Bernice D. Skibba, 86, Stevens Point, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at the Portage County Health Care Center in Stevens Point.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 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 at Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home in Stevens Point from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and at the church from 10 a.m. Monday until the Mass. The Sacred Heart Rosary Society will combine with the parish rosary at 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Skibba was born Aug. 21, 1925, in Stevens Point, a daughter of the late Walter and Regina (Weronke) Burant. She attended Madison Elementary School and Maria High School and graduated from St. Joseph’s Nursing Academy in Marshfield.
She was married to Claude J. Skibba on Sept. 25, 1950, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia. He died on Jan. 18, 2000.
She worked as a registered nurse in surgery at Ministry St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart Rosary Society for more than 50 years.
Survivors include three daughters, Kathy (Harry) Ehr and Barbara (David) Kurszewski, both of Custer, and Kristeen (Tom) Carne, Stevens Point; five sons, Arthur (Lisa), Custer, Robert (Marcia), Amherst Junction, Paul (friend Linda Bembenek) and William (Mary), both of Rosholt, and Peter (Rebecca), Stevens Point; two sisters, Florence (Dennis) Simonis, Rosholt, and Janet (friend Al Kowalski) Chojnacki, Stevens Point; one brother, Nick Burant, Rosholt; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Mary; an infant son, David; two brothers, Walter and Ted Burant; and one sister, Harriet Domaszek.