A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Torun, with the Rev. Mark Danczyk and Rev. Gregory Michaud concelebrating.
Visitation will be at the church from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday.
Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home in Stevens Point assisted the family. Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Danczyk was born July 16, 1950, in Marshfield, a daughter of Tillie (Vakoc) Shirek and the late Frank Shirek Sr. She grew up in the Milladore-Junction City area. She graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1968.
She later received a certified nursing assistant degree.
She was married to Dennis Danczyk Aug. 2, 1969, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Milladore.
The couple lived in Janesville until 1970. She was a homemaker and did the bookkeeping for Danczyk Farm and Forest Products since then. She worked at various places and in 1994 was employed as a CNA at Portage County Health Care Center.
Survivors include her husband, Dennis, Stevens Point; two daughters, Debi (Roman) Jakubek and Renee (Chad Dally) Danczyk, both of Stevens Point; two sons, Brian (Michele), Stevens Point, and Kevin (Jami), Lolo, Mont.; her mother, Tillie Shirek; two sisters, Sharon (Bob) Hollar, Stevens Point, and Janice (Len) Rozek; three brothers, Don (Barb) Shirek, Gary (Jeanette) Shirek and Dale Shirek; and 10 grandchildren.
Ruth was also preceded in death by one brother, Frank “Butch” Shirek Jr.