Grace M. Wroblewski, 90, a resident at Harmony Village in Stevens Point, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Jerzy Rebacz officiating.
Visitation will be at Shuda Funeral Home in Steven Point from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, with a general rosary at 7 p.m., and at the church from 10 a.m. Saturday until the Mass.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mrs. Wroblewski was born Oct. 1, 1921, in Stevens Point, a daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Kostuchouski) Barwick. She grew up in Stevens Point and graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1940.
She joined the U.S. Coast Guard in November 1943 and was a seaman first class at Milwaukee, Wisconsin Branch of Service, which was formerly the Spars Women’s Reserve. She was honorably discharged on July 2, 1945.
She was married to Leonard Wroblewski on May 26, 1945, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Stevens Point. He preceded her in death.
She was a bookkeeper for the family business, Wroblewski Construction, for 40 years. She also worked for Weber Tackle Company (makers of leaders for fishing), Woolworth’s 5&10 Store, and Allis Chamber, making wire transmitters for submarines.
She was a member of Knights of Columbus Ladies Council 1170 and the National Catholic Society of Foresters. She was also lifetime member of the St. Anne’s Society at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Kathleen (Edward) Tratz, Stevens Point; three sons, Donald (Cookie) and Ronald (Theresa), both of Plover, and Mark (Anne), Stevens Point; 15 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Eileen (Clarence) Hepher; and two brothers, Emil and Joseph Barwick.