Irene C. Zurawski, 86, Stevens Point, died at her home on Thursday, May 9, 2013.
A Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, May 14, at St. Casimir Church in the town of Hull, with the Rev. Arul Joseph Visuvasam officiating. Burial was in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Boston Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at bostonfuneralhome.net or to Mike and Mary Kizewski, 1709 Wilshire Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54482.
Mrs. Zurawski was born April 25, 1927, in the town of Lanark, a daughter of the late Edward and Frances (Boushley) Rader.
Her early childhood was spent living at St. Joseph Orphanage in Green Bay from 1932 to 1942 with her twin brothers, George and Joe. At the age of 15, she left the orphanage to live with her aunt.
She was married to Laddie Zurawski on Aug. 24, 1946, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stevens Point. He died in 2004.
They owned the All American Bar in Stevens Point. After they sold their business, she worked at Sentry Insurance in the cafeteria and later retired from Sentry’s custodian department.
She was a member of St. Casimir Church.
Survivors include three sons, Fred (Rita), Richard and Robert (Jane); three daughters, Louise (James) Krusa, Mary (Michael) Kizewski and Sue (Joe) Studinski; and nine grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, DeLoyd, George and Joe Rader.