Patrick J Marciniak, of Antigo, died Friday, May 8, 2020, at home under the care of his wife and LeRoyer Hospice. He was 80 years old. He was born on July 20, 1939, in Antigo, a son of Albert and Helen (Antoniewicz) Marciniak. He married Rosemary Hubatch on May 4, 1963, at St. John Catholic Church. She survives.
He was a graduate of Antigo High School with the class of 1957.
He was a member of the Wisconsin National Guard, was called to active duty during the Berlin Crisis and was stationed in Washington state for one year.
He was employed at Kraft Foods in Antigo for six years. Pat had a long career with Langlade Memorial Hospital first working in housekeeping for 15 years and was instrumental in the hospital building their independent laundry facility in Antigo. He managed the laundry facility for 20 years, retiring in 2002.
He helped his son Jeff farm for 18 years. For many years Pat reupholstered furniture - a trade that gave him great pleasure.
He served on the parish council and board of education at St. John Catholic Church.
He was a member of the Hyland Lakes Lions Club, the Msgr. Conrad Saile Knights of Columbus Council 1002 Antigo and worked on their kitchen crew for 15 years, and volunteered at Aspirus Langlade Hospital.
Pat enjoyed watching high school sports and having coffee at McDonalds. He most valued the time he could spend with his sons and grandchildren.
Survivors including his wife are three sons, Jeffrey Marciniak, Antigo, Craig (Jennifer) Marciniak, Freedom, Adam (Amber) Marciniak, Marshfield; four grandchildren Tehya (Tanner), Reese, Maura and Levi; special foster grandchildren Kariann, Richard;
three sisters, Mary (Ken) Rine, Deerbrook, Joan Pregler, Antigo, Cindy (Rick) Hurlbert, Post Lake; a brother, Albert (Eleanor) Marciniak, Milwaukee;
He was preceded in death by his son, Gary; two sisters, Josephine Rank, Rosie Jansen; four brothers, Richard, Larry, Francis "Frank", and Jack Marciniak,
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Rosie and boys, you have our sympathy at the loss of Pat. He was always smiling and friendly whenever we would see him on the street or at the hospital. Time and memories will help you bear the loss.
Rose & family,
I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Pat! He will be greatly missed! My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time! Heather Lenzner
Rose, so sorry to hear of the passing of Pat. You 2 were such a beautiful couple and always had the strength for each other. Know that you are in our heart and prayers.
My condolences to Pat's family-I am so sorry for your loss. He was one of my favorite Dixie Lunch "regulars" over the years. He was always kind and considerate. I will miss his great smile❤.
Rose and family: I was so saddened to learn of Patrick's passing. I worked with Patrick for many years at the hospital and his stint as a volunteer. During all those many years, Patrick was a highlight of my work. His friendly smile and kindness were a welcome source of inspiration for me. He was an excellent employee who always kept the hospital as the focus of his work. He was always the first to volunteer to help with any and all employee events. He took our laundry services to a high level of competence, service and cleanliness. He was a leader in the hospital and played an important role in our success. I will miss him dearly. Please know that Patrick and all of you are in my thoughts and prayers every day.God bless all of you.
I am so saddened to see the Pat has passed. I use to see him at Kretz Park for baseball games and almost everyday at McDonald's in the morning. He always had a smile and chatted. He would always ask how our son Jesse did the previous night at the ball game. Such a sweet friendly man, he will be missed. You have our sympathy. Roger, Pam and Jesse Jankowski
To Rosie and the rest of the family.
I'm so sorry to hear of Pat's death. Sending my condolences and prayers. Pat was always so nice and I sure do miss his smile. He will truly be missed.
Marciniak Family Sorry for your loss
Rosie and family: We were so saddened to read of Pat’s death. We will miss him. Pat was a neighbor and friend for many, many years. He was kind, considerate, helpful and a really nice person. We will treasure our memories as will you yours. Our prayers for all. Jim& Connie Hubatch
So sorry to hear about the loss of a very sincere and loving helpful manager at the langlade hospital. Im very sure you (Rose) you gave him the best of care to the end. Share his memories often with family and friends. May God Be WITH you and your family. Love JoAnn Landowski
Dear Rosie and Family, We were deeply saddened when we heard of Pat's death. I have fond memories of him and always felt he was a really great guy. He and I were part of Al and Eleanor's wedding party. Please know that we are thinking of you and your family at this very sad time.
Sincere sympathy, Nancy and Ron Blood
Dear Rosemary - I want to personally extend sympathy to you and your family. Pat was a high school classmate. He used to tease me just to see me blush I think. It was interesting to meet him after I had his brother, Jack as a teacher in elementary school. Let your family be your strength through this phase of life. Janet (Rosio) Schoblaska
Rosie & Family, So sorry to hear about Pat, he will be greatly missed. Praying for you and the family. Take Care. Barbara & George Lehrer
Rosie and family~ So sorry to hear of the loss of Pat! Praying that your precious memories help you thru this difficult time, With deepest sympathy, Beth Emerich
Rosemary, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time Suzanne (Nonnemacher) Beier
Rosemary and family, Our deepest sympathy and prayers for all of you! Terry and Jamine Kretz
Rose and family, our deepest sympathy in passing of Pat, your in our thoughts and prayers! Tom & Deb Elst
Rose and family- Sorry to read about the death of your husband, dad, grandfather. May God give you the strength and comfort during this difficult time. Know that many are thinking of you. Our prayers- Jeanne and Jim Peters.
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