Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Rembs Funeral Home in Marshfield, with the Rev. James Logan officiating. Entombment will be in Hillside Mausoleum in Marshfield. Military rites will be conducted at the funeral home by the American Legion Post 54 of Marshfield.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 9 a.m. Monday until the services.
Condolences may be offered online at www.rembsfh.com.
Mr. Wilatoski was born April 5, 1921, in Reading, Pa., a son of the late Francis and Sophia Kowalskowska. He attended school in Reading, Pa.
He served in the U.S. Navy from Sept. 4, 1942, until his honorable discharge on Dec. 9, 1945, at Great Lakes Naval Base, Ill.
He was married to Anna B. Linzmeier in Milwaukee.
He worked as a butcher at Kroger Foods in Reading, Pa. He moved to Marshfield and began working for Roddis Plywood Co. and retired after 38 years as an inspector for Weyerhaeuser Company of Marshfield.
Survivors include his wife of 72 years; three sons, Richard, Mosinee, and Steve and Thomas (Janet), both of Marshfield; two daughters, Annetta (Jack) Palach, Stevens Point, and Lori (Paul) Coaty, Marshfield; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Roberta.