A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover, with the Rev. Greg Bohren officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in the St. Bronislava Parish Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Shuda – Plover Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, and at the church from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Saturday. A general rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials will be established for St. Bronislava Church and Boys Town at PO Box 6000, Boystown, NE 68016.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Wisniewski was born April 17, 1929, in Chicago, Ill., a son of the late Casimir and Waclawa (Wyderski) Wisniewski. He grew up in Chicago.
He entered the U.S. Army Feb. 19, 1951. He served as a private and was honorably discharged April 8, 1953.
He was married to Ella M. Gabel June 23, 1956.
The couple settled in Chicago, and he began his career as a police officer for the Cook County Sheriff’s Department. He retired after 28 years in 1994.
The couple moved to Plover after retirement and he repaired items for family and friends. He also took up painting, and became an artist.
Survivors include his wife; six daughters, Renee (James Manser) Weiss-Manser, Janet (Leon) Kundinger, Barbara (Jeff) Flisakowski, Denise (John) Hilgart, Diane (Dave) Chapel and Helen Miller; three sons, Raymond (Martha), Robert and Michael (Gail) Wisniewski; 23 grandchildren; and 24 great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and Thadeus.