A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Lindner officiating. Burial will be at Guardian Angel Cemetery at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11.
Visitation will be at Shuda Funeral Chapel-Stevens Point from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and at the church from 10 a.m. until the Mass.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mrs. Wyhuske was born Sept. 18, 1927, in Stevens Point, a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Friday) Mansavage. She graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School where she played cornet in the school band and was an honor student.
After high school she began working at Hardware Mutual (Sentry Insurance) and eventually was promoted to supervisor.
She was married to Ernest Wyhuske on July 9, 1949. He died on March 25, 2012.
She was a homemaker while also working as a receptionist at Edward Jones and later at St. Michael’s Hospital Volunteer Services.
She was active in the Stevens Point community and participated in the Portage County Democratic Party and in the League of Women Voters; attending both state and national conferences. She served on many committees within those two organizations.
In addition, while in her 60s and 70s, she was a poll worker for many years at the Stevens Point Recreation Center.
Mrs. Wyhuske and her husband were active in the Pacelli Athletic Association. In 1975, she named the Pacelli fundraiser “Panacea,” which continues today.
In her 40s she learned to play bridge and through the years she organized numerous bridge marathons for couples and singles, for both men and women, to benefit St. Stanislaus School and Parish. In addition, she organized the duplicate bridge every Friday to benefit the Lincoln Center.
She was an active member of the St. Stanislaus Rosary Society and served as a Eucharistic Minister for the parish.
Survivors include two daughters, Claire, Madison, and Debra (Kurt) Hofmeister, Stevens Point; one daughter-in-law, Mary Jo (Bob) Choudoir, Polonia; and three grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Nicolas; and two sisters, Dorothy and Gertrude.