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 St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery in Milwaukee.
Visitation will be at the church from 9 a.m. Thursday until the Mass.
Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home of Stevens Point assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Pakulski was born March 28, 1926, in Milwaukee, a son of the late Walter and Anna (Rolerat) Pakulski.
He entered the U.S. Army on May 30, 1944, at Fort Sheridan, Ill. He served in Central Europe as a sergeant with the 326th GL I infantry and was in the 82nd Airborne. He received the Victory Medal, American Theatre Ribbon, Eurpoean/African/MiddleEastern Theatre Ribbon with one bronze Battle Star, one Overseas Service Bar and the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged on April 19, 1946, at Fort Sheridan, Ill.
He was married to Nancy Thrular on Dec. 28, 1957, at St. Paul Catholic Church in St. Francis. She died Jan. 17, 2009.
Mr. Pakulski was employed as a conductor for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad for more than 41 years, retiring in 1988.
He was a member of the St. Peter Holy Name Society and a member and past chaplain of 25 years of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10262 of Plover. He was in part responsible for the 82nd Airborne Memorial monument by the Clark Street bridge in Stevens Point.
Survivors include one son, Mark, Plover; and one brother, Edward, Greenfield.