A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Plover Shuda Funeral Home from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and at the church from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Monday.
Memorials may be made to Never Forgotten Honor Flight (for north central Wisconsin veterans) and Heartland Hospice Services.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Gostomski was born May 30, 1920, in Alban, a son of the late Nick and Jennie (Wysocki) Gostomski. He grew up and worked on the family farm in the town of Alban. As a child, he attended a one-room school in the Rosholt area.
After his schooling he entered the United States Army on Feb. 12, 1942, at Fort Sheridan, Ill. He served as an Army sergeant in Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe with Company L, 273rd Infantry. He earned the Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with four Bronze Stars, two overseas service bars and one service stripe. He was honorably discharged at Fort Sheridan on Sept. 23, 1945.
He was married to Helen Mary Gorka on Sept. 27, 1944, in Chicago, Ill.
He worked at Bake-Rite Bakery for 31 years, finishing his career as a plant supervisor. He was instrumental in the Bakers and Confectioners Union, serving as president of the local chapter for a number of years.
He was active in the community, serving as a member of the Central Wisconsin Apartment Association, the Stevens Point Lions Club, and the American Legion.
He was a member of St. Stanislaus Parish, where he served as an usher for more than 20 years.
Survivors include his wife, Plover; one daughter, Cheryl Bohm, Stevens Point; four sons, Dennis (Debbie), Waynesville, N.C., Lee (Catherine Glennon), Plover, James, Stevens Point, and Jeffrey, Walnut Creek, Calif.; one sister, Grace (Leonard) Sopa, Greenfield; one brother, Albert (Rita), Plover; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one infant brother, John; two sisters, Rose Cwiklis and Evelyn Konkol; and one brother, Robert.