A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, at St. Peter Catholic Church, with the Rev. Arul Joseph Visuvisam officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home in Stevens Point from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, and in the St. Faustina Room of the church from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday until the Mass. There will be a Polish Legion Ritual at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday followed by the rosary at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mr. Ligman was born Jan. 7, 1916, in the town of Dewey, a son of the late Michael and Victoria (Winkler) Ligman. He attended Wilson School in the town of Dewey.
He entered the U.S. Army Air Corps Oct. 20, 1942. He served as a radio operator and mechanic during World War II. He was honorably discharged Dec. 11, 1945.
He was married to Lorraine Kurzynski May 17, 1941, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Stevens Point. She died Feb. 28, 1987.
After the marriage the couple settled in Waukesha where he worked for Waukesha Motors. The couple returned to Stevens Point in 1944 and they resided on Meadow Street for more than 58 years.
He worked for Bake-Rite Company for more than 28 years until he retired in 1974.
He was a member of the Polish Legion of American Veterans DuBay Post 181 where he served as post commander. He was also a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, the Stevens Point Knights of Columbus McGinley Council 1170 and the St. Peter’s Holy Name Society.
Survivors include three sons, David (Carol), Stevens Point, Ronald (Rose), Plover, and Kenneth (Diane), Schofield; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, John, Joseph, Michael and Frank; three sisters, Elizabeth, Regina and Mary; and two infant children.