Joseph A. Oldakowski, age 56, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids.
Services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids. Rev. Jack Austin will officiate. Burial will be at a later date at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Joe was born August 26, 1965 in Milwaukee, WI to Chester and Mildred (Westover) Oldakowski. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Wisconsin Rapids in 1984.
He worked for Foremost Farms as a machine operator in the whey plant for 35 years.
Joe was a man of resources and loved helping others any way he could. He was an active volunteer for the Family Center in Wisconsin Rapids. He enjoyed going out to eat with family and friends and watching his favorite TV shows.
Joe is survived by his step-son, Jesse Sautner and his son, Justin of Wisconsin Rapids; sisters and brothers: Sandy (Bob) Calverley of Wisconsin Rapids, Roger Oldakowski of Streamwood, IL, and Wanda Oldakowski, Gary (Katie) Oldakowski, John (Candy) Oldakowski, and Dan (Theresa) Oldakowski all of Wisconsin Rapids; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Deb Gehring and family of Wisconsin Rapids. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jim Oldakowski.
Memorials may be designated to the Family Center in Wisconsin Rapids.
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family.
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