Monica “Mamie” Lisiecki, 95, Stevens Point, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at Point Manor where she has resided the past two years.
Services were held Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at the Shuda Funeral Chapel – Stevens Point. Pastor Howard Hintzman officiated. Burial was in the Guardian Angel Cemetery. Visitation was prior to services Monday at the chapel.
She was born Nov. 24, 1921, in the town of Carson, daughter of the late Ludwig and Anastasia (Baranowski) Flatoff. She was married to Vincent Lisiecki Oct. 29, 1938, at St. Peter Catholic Church, and the couple settled in Stevens Point.
In the early 1940s, the couple purchased the Lisiecki family farm and land in the town of Linwood. They lived and raised their family there for nearly 60 years until they moved to Fireside Apartments in 2003.
She worked as a seamstress at Normington’s for five years. Followed by five more years doing upholstering at Joerns Furniture Co. After leaving Joerns, she started her own upholstery business and operated that until her retirement.
She loved to travel, her favorite adventure was when she and a friend took the train to Edmonton, Canada, to visit their husbands who were commissioned to lay electric and telephone lines alone the new Alaska Highway.
During their 65 years of marriage, she and her husband traveled all over the United States, including Hawaii. She also enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, gardening (especially her flowers), and playing the harmonica and organ, which she could play by ear.
She is survived by her children, Grace Kulas, Stevens Point, Rita DeGraff, Schofield, Antoinette “Toni” Shaw, Stevens Point, Eugene (Candice “Candy”) Lisiecki, Stevens Point; eight grandchildren, Karen (Greg) Kurtzweil, Kathy (Mark) Nuessmeier, Mike (Marla) Raflik, Mary (Coy) Sawyer, Eileen (Gary) Shew, Chris (Shawn) Raflik, Dan (Kathy) Lisiecki, Dianna Sonnenberg (Ray Dix); 16 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Frances Scipior, Stevens Point.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent, in 2003; and 10 brothers and sisters.
The family would like to thank the staff at Point Manor, The Atrium, Ascension Ministry Hospice, and Linda and Pam from Inclussa for their help and assistance.
Online condolences may be offered at www.shudafuneral.com.