A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Thomas Lindner officiating. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery in Stevens Point.
Visitation will be at Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and again from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday. The Loyal Order of Moose ritual will be at 6 p.m.; the Post 6 American Legion ritual at 6:30 p.m.; and the Knights of Columbus and the St. Stanislaus Holy Name Society will coming with the general rosary at 7 p.m., all at the funeral chapel Friday.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Kitowski was born Feb. 13, 1922, in the town of Carson, a son of the late Paul and Regina (Lesavage) Kitowski. He graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in Stevens Point in 1940.
He entered the Army Air Corps on Jan. 5, 1943, at Fort Sheridan, Ill. He served as a corporal in India-Burma and in the China Defense. He earned the Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, three Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal and three Overseas Service Bars. He was honorably discharged on Jan. 8, 1946.
He was married to Margaret Joosten in September of 1946 in Rudolph. She died in 1975.
The couple settled in Junction City until 1950, when they moved to Stevens Point. He was a captain for the Portage County Sheriff’s Department for 21 years. He retired in 1984 from the EB Sommers Corp. after working there for 10 years.
He was married to Judith Zywicki-Stancyk on June 4, 1977, in Stevens Point.
Survivors include his wife, Judith; three daughters, Carol (Edward) Haas and Myra (Conrad) Wroblewski, both of Stevens Point, and Linda (Ronald) Parks, Wausau; one son, Gary (Diana), Bend, Ore.; 13 grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy Demming, Orlando, Fla., and Ruth (Louis) Heitzinger, Racine; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Leonard.