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Franklin M. Wolosek

October 30, 1952 ~ May 5, 2021 (age 68)


Stevens Point - Franklin M. Wolosek, 68, of Stevens Point, passed away surrounded by his loving family on May 5, 2021.

Frank was born on October 30, 1952, in Stevens Point to Frank and Mary (Klopotek) Wolosek.  He was a member of the last graduating class from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1971 and then received his degree in agriculture from Mid-State Technical College – Marshfield Campus.

Frank married Colleen Dorothy Doan on October 27, 1984, at St. Bronislava Catholic Parish in Plover.

He worked in brokerage/sales and marketing for Prairie Star Ranch, Inc.  He was active in the Cody Winchester Club, NRA, FFA and 4-H and a member of St. Bronislava Catholic Parish in Plover.  Frank earned the national farmer degree from the FFA showing potatoes and he showed potatoes at county fairs and potato shows.  He attended gun shows, was a history buff, enjoyed hunting and was an avid fisherman.  Frank enjoyed small game hunting with his nephews growing up and shooting guns between chores. He was a very kind and friendly man and considered everyone his friends.

He is survived by his wife Colleen; daughter: Amy (Patrick Shibilski) Doan; grandchildren: Sierra Vuorinen (Sam Hess) of Stevens Point, Jordyn Grezenski (Stryder Stroik) of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Noah F. Grezenski of Stevens Point and Alexandria K. Shibilski of Plover; brothers: Connie (Mary), Ronnie (Barb), and sister: Lynn Brooks; brothers-in-law:  Allen Slack and Jim Fischer of Plainfield; sisters-in-law: Margaret Wolosek, Debra Arnold of Stevens Point, Judy (Bob) Helgemo of Plover, Barbara Griffin of Plover and Eileen Slack of Page, North Dakota.
Frank is further survived by special friends: Tim Leege, Mick Kolpack, Leo Gumney, "Spudy" Jim Kapusta, John LaBarge, Lonnie Weigel; special nephews: Terry Wolosek and Jason Helgemo.  He is also further survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, friends and many business friends.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents; mother and father-in-law: Keith and Mary Slack; brothers: Sylvester and Virgean; sister: Laverne G. Walczak; sister-in-law: Mary Lou Wolosek and brother-in-law: Don Brooks; sisters-in-law: Bonnie Fischer, Pat Schultz, Sharon Nieman;  brothers-in-law: Keith "Butch" Slack, Jr., Warren Kent "Skipper" Slack, and Gene Griffin; niece: Sherry Houpt; and nephews: Kevin Moore, Larry Mielke and infant Dustin Slack.

A celebration of life is scheduled at 1 p.m. on June 12, 2021 at a location to be named later. Pictures, stories, food, flowers and plants are welcomed at the celebration.

A special thank you to the Portage County Sheriff's Office, the paramedics and Roxanne at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home.

Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids, is honored to be assisting the Wolosek family.

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Celebration of Life
June 12, 2021

1:00 PM

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