A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Lindner presiding. Burial will be at 11 a.m., Monday, July 21, in King Cemetery in King.
Visitation will be at Boston Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 18, with an American Legion Post 6 Auxiliary ritual at 6:30 p.m., followed by a rosary. Visitation will also be at the church from 10 a.m. Saturday until the Mass.
A memorial will be established in her name at a later date.
Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mrs. Van Ryzin was born July 26, 1930.
She was married to Gene Van Ryzin in 1985.
She retired from the Department of Transportation in Milwaukee after her marriage, and they moved to Stevens Point.
In 1986, they moved to Minocqua and resided there for 15 years before returning to Stevens Point.
She served in many organizations, including the American Legion Auxiliary as local and district president and many chairmanships on the state level; Ladies of Columbus as charter president; Knights of Columbus in Minocqua; Hospital Auxiliary at Howard Young Medical Center in Minocqua as president and secretary of state organization; volunteer at veterans home in King; managed Lifeline program at Howard Young Medical Center in Minocqua; Rosary Society at St. Stanislaus Church in Stevens Point; and an officer with St. John’s Court 1807 of the Catholic Order of Foresters.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene “Gene;” three sons, David (Misao), Cupertino, Calif., Paul (Tammy), Cedarburg, and Steven (Laura), Belleville, Ill.; her husband’s children, Michael (Carol), Appleton, Sharon (Al Miller), Wausau, Diane (Mark Vanden Berg), Oshkosh, Karen (Michael Wallner), Stevens Point, Lori (Rob Sawyer), Almond, and Patrick (Marlis), Bradenton, Fla.; a special sister-in-law, Jane Ziem, Milwaukee; seven grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Harry; and one son, James “Jim.”