A service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Stevens Point, with Pastor Tom Petersen officiating.
Visitation will be at Boston Funeral Home from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, and at the church from 10 a.m. Saturday until the service.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Food Pantry, Wisconsin Valley Lutheran High School and Ministry Hospice.
Condolences may be offered online at www.bostonfuneralhome.net.
Mrs. Pavlik was born Feb. 15, 1926, in Wasco, Calif., a daughter of the late Earl and Gladys (Blood) Norton. Following the sudden death of her father in 1935, she, her mother and sisters boarded a train and accompanied her father’s body to his final resting place in Stevens Point, the hometown of her parents where her grandfather was mayor. She graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1943.
She attended nurses training in Fond du Lac for one year.
She was married to Robert Pavlik May 16, 1946. He died in 1992.
They settled in Stevens Point where they raised their four children. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and School and was active in her children’s school activities, serving as room mother, Brownie, Girl Scout and Cub Scout leader. She was also active in many church-related groups. She read to pre-school children and helped in the library.
After her husband’s death, she wintered in Florida.
For the past two-plus years, she was under the care of Ministry Hospice Service and her family.
Survivors include her children, Jan Pavlik, Patty (Steve) Vredeveld and Rick (Kathy) Pavlik; five grandsons, Andy (Peggy) Pavlik, Josh Pavlik, Ben (Sam) Pavlik, Jordan Vredeveld and Zac (fiancée Emily) Vredeveld; and two great-grandchildren, Landon and Kaylee.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Alan; an infant son; and two sisters, Vera Polum and Carol Hanley.