A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church in Junction City, with the Rev. John Ofori-Domah officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitations will be at the church from 8:30 a.m. Saturday until Mass.
Martens/Rembs Funeral Home of Junction City is assisting the family with the arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.rembsfh.com.
Mrs. Cegielski was born Nov. 8, 1920, in Stratford, a daughter of the late Alphonse and Pauline (Weber) Kaiser. She attended St. Joseph Catholic School and graduated from Stratford High School in 1938 and Marathon County Normal Teachers College in Wausau in 1940.
She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1965.
She was married to Chester J. Cegielski on June 11, 1942, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stratford. He died on July 17, 1989.
She taught two years in Portage and Marathon counties prior to her marriage, then taught at Wolfe School in Portage County, Junction City Elementary School and at the consolidated John F. Kennedy School in Junction from 1960 to 1983. Besides teaching, she worked together with her husband on the family farm.
She was a member of the National and Wisconsin Education Associations, St. Michael Catholic Church, charter member of the Blue Army Prayer Group and was active in the World Apostolate of Fatima Prayer Group, as well as other church spiritual programs.
Survivors include four sons, James (Janet), Friendship, Frank (Dianne), Polonia, Joseph (Doreen), River Falls, and Andrew, Pittsville; two daughters, Nancy Neusen, Fond du Lac, and Mary (Bob) Kolodziej, Stevens Point; five sisters, Dorothy Wenzel, Stratford, Grace (Warren) Lensmire, Stevens Point, Melanie Krebsbach, Colby, Anna Mae (Cliff) Rasmussen, Arkdale, and Margaret Krautkrammer, New London; 26 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; and one son-in-law, John (Patti) Van Asten, Rudolph.
She was also preceded in death by one infant son, Jerome; one daughter, Alice Van Asten; and five brothers, Oliver, Melvin, Ralph, Virgil and James Kaiser.