Adam F. Zakrzewski, 91, Stevens Point, died Saturday, April 7, 2012, at North Ridge Assisted Living in Stevens Point.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Peter Catholic Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Arul Joseph V. officiating. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery in Stevens Point.
Visitation will be at Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home in Stevens Point from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and in the St. Faustina Room of the church from 9:30 a.m. Thursday until the Mass.
A memorial will be established in his name.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Zakrzewski was born Feb. 5, 1921, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Peter and Helen (Stanczyk) Zakrzewski.
He was married to Marjorie Spence on Jan. 11, 1941, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stevens Point. She died on Sept. 21, 2002.
He entered the U.S. Army on Feb. 1, 1943, at Fort Sheridan, Ill., and served in England, France, Germany and Austria as a truck driver during World War II. His awards included the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with two Bronze Battle Stars, four Overseas Service Bars and the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged, at the rank of private, on Sept. 27, 1945, at Fort Sheridan, Ill.
He was the first milk delivery man in the Stevens Point area for Borden’s Dairy, where he worked for 13 years. He then went to work at Cooper Motors in Stevens Point, retiring as a service manager in 1985.
He was a member of American Legion Post 6 and Knights of Columbus Council 1170, and recently took a World War II Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., with other area veterans.
Survivors include three sons, Fred, Green Bay, Len (Joy), Sister Bay, and Joseph (Julie), Bancroft; one sister, Gertie Slagowski, Stevens Point; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Adam Jr.; three brothers, Emerick, Lawrence and Ernie; and one sister, Evelyn.