Chester J. Yach, 91, town of Franzen in Marathon County, father of Plover and Rosholt women, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galloway, with the Rev. Augustine Bentil officiating. Inurnment will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Galloway at a later date.
Visitation will be at the church from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and again from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the Mass. There will be a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
Schmidt-Schulte Funeral Home in Wittenberg is assisting with services. Condolences may be offered online at www.schmidtschulta.com.
Mr. Yach was born Feb. 27, 1922, in the town of Franzen in Marathon County, a son of the late Paul and Martha (Trczenski) Yach.
He was married to Ramona Glodowski Oct. 7, 1944, at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Rosholt.
They settled in the town of Franzen.
Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Diane (Joe) Stanchik, Plover, Donna (Walter Nowak) Yach-Cisewski, Wausau, Patricia (Mark) Doede, Rosholt, and Margie (Scott Groshek) Yach, Hatley; two sisters, Gertrude Glodowski, Rosholt, and Minnie Wanta, Stevens Point; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Dicky; and three sisters, Verona Wanta, Stasia Dudzik and Grace Laska.