John M. Nowicki, 94, a resident of North Haven Assisted Living Center in Stevens Point, formerly of the town of Hull, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Ministry St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Casimir Catholic Church in the town of Hull, with the Rev. Arul Joseph V. officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 9 a.m. Wednesday until the services.
Ritchay Funeral Home of Wisconsin Rapids assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.ritchayfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Nowicki was born June 16, 1918, in City Point, a son of the late Stanley and Josephine (Niedojadlo) Nowicki Sr. He attended St. Casimir Catholic School as a boy, and later attended college in Chicago, Ill.
He was employed as an engine development technician for the Armour Research and Technology Center in Chicago, Ill., for 10 years.
He was married to Wanda Kalita on May 19, 1946, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Chicago, Ill.
They owned and operated Wanda’s Deli and Sausage in Chicago, Ill., until 1951. They then moved to Arpin where they farmed for 40 years, before selling their farm and moving to Stevens Point.
Survivors include his wife; two brothers, Casey, Stevens Point, and Edward, Wood Dale, Ill.; and two sisters, Loretta (Gene) Palys, La Grange, Ill., and Lynn Ross, Aiken, S.C.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Veronica Glusek and Celia Maciejewski; and one brother, Stanley Nowicki Jr.