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Gertrude Haluska - Departed on Mar 26, 2017 - Stiles, WI

Gertrude Haluska

Born in Milwaukee, WI on Nov 08, 1922

Died on Mar 26, 2017 and resided in Stiles, WI

Gertrude Haluska, 94, Stiles, died peacefully Sunday evening, March 26, 2017 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Oconto Falls surrounded by family.  The oldest of 12 children was born November 8, 1922 in Milwaukee to Paul and Rose (Hopka) Moczynski.  On November 11, 1943 she married Walter Haluska in Milwaukee.  Following their marriage, the couple owned and operated a jewelry store in Milwaukee.  The family moved to Stiles in 1970 and she became a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.  Gertie will lovingly be remembered for her great story telling, always caring for others and having an open door for anyone who needed it.

Survivors are her three children, Bill Haluska, Silver Cliff; Karen (Jim) Thompson, Stiles; Susan Zoromski and special friend John Magee, Spruce; one daughter-in-law, Marlene Haluska, Crivitz; eight grandchildren, Shelly, Kari, Butch and Greg Haluska, Tracy Donaghy and Wally Haluska, Kenny (Kelly) Thompson and Jenny (Jeff) Wilinski;  six great grandchildren, Michael (Rachel) Donaghy, Paige and Sean Donaghy, Hunter Thompson, Aubrey and Jemma Wilinski, Avery Thompson; three sisters, Florence (William) Bichanich, Ruthie (Theodore) Rosploch and Judy (Jack) Metternich; two brothers, Richard (Judy) and Robert (Karen) Moczynski; one brother-in-law, Ralph Hetzel; one sister-in-law, Marion Moczynski.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Walter in 1997, son Butch in 2014, daughter-in-law Nancy Haluska in 2016, one brother Paul and five sisters, Genevieve (Harry) Janocik, Marge (Milton) Bloedorn, Delores (Tony) Miller, Marion (Don) Smith and Rosemary “Dolly” Hetzel.

Visitation with the urn present will take place after 11am Saturday, April 8, 2017 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Stiles until the time of service.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held 12:30pm Saturday at the church with the Rev. Fr. Joel Sember officiating.  Burial will take place in the church cemetery.  Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls is serving the Haluska family.


Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday Apr 8, 2017, 11am Saturday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church

Visitation: Saturday Apr 8, 2017, after 11am Saturday until time of service at St. Patrick's Catholic Church

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