Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Lindner officiating. Burial will be at the Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, and at the church from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials will be established in his name for St. Stanislaus Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Kobiske was born Dec. 27, 1952, in Marshfield, a son of Gerald and Alice Kobiske. He attended Maple Center School, a one-room school in the town of Beaver, before his family moved to Loyal. He graduated from Loyal High School in 1971.
He attended North Central Technical College in Wausau and graduated in 1973 with a degree in computer programming.
In May 1973, he began a 35-year career with Sentry Insurance. He retired in 2008.
He was married to Joanne Mau June 11, 1977, in Marshfield.
In retirement he was involved in growing plants and tending to his yard and his hosta and perennial beds.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1170 and a past Grand Knight.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Ann, Stevens Point; one son, Rob (Bethany), Stevens Point; his parents, Gerald and Alice Kobiske, Loyal; and one sister, Connie (Brad) Porter, Marshfield.