Funeral services will be held at noon Friday, Nov. 15, at the Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Jerzy Rebacz officiating. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral chapel from 11 a.m. Friday until the services.
Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mrs. Sobczak was born Feb. 28, 1925, in Stevens Point, a daughter of the late Julius and Madge (Zurawski) Wachowiak. She graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1942.
She worked in retail before later working at Hardware Mutual (Sentry Insurance). In 1946 she began her career at Wisconsin Bell Telephone Co. and worked there until the system was automated in 1977.
She was married to George F. Sobczak Nov. 30, 1963, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He died in 2008.
The couple settled in Whiting.
Throughout her lifetime she collected small glass baskets from her travels, and many were gifted to her from her family and friends. She became an artist in retirement, taking classes in watercolor and acrylics.
She was a life member of AT&T Pioneers.
Survivors include one son, William Waul, Mosinee; one grandson, Clayton Waul, Mosinee; one sister-in-law, Rosemary Wachowiak, Wisconsin Rapids; one nephew; one niece; and one great-niece.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Julie.