Harry E. Fronek Jr., of Antigo, died Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Aspirus Langlade Hospital. He was 90 years old. He was born on March 18, 1931, in Antigo, a son of Harry and Helen (Prasalowicz) Fronek. He married Caroline Korbisch on February 6, 1951, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Aniwa. She preceded him in death on March 28, 2009.
He was employed at Kraft in Antigo for 38 years retiring as Foreman. He also drove school bus for Malliette Bus Company for 40 years - in that time he drove multiple generations to and from school.
Harry enjoyed his hobby farm raising potato's, pigs and cash crops. On most Sunday's he could be found polka dancing. Later in life he enjoyed spending time with family, and daily visits with his "pals" at Dixie Lunch.
Survivors include four Daughters, Carol (Dan) Hackbarth of Harrison, AK, Mary (Greg) Wilhite of Abilene, TX, Lori (Robert) Thomas of Marietta, GA, Pamela (Jamie) McAuly of Birnamwood; two sons, Kevin (Mikki) Fronek of Schofield, Terry (Lois) Fronek of Schofield; 20 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren one great-great grandchild; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Fronek; two sons James (Carol "Suz") Fronek, and Donald Fronek; one grandson; two brothers, Jerry and Ronnie Fronek, three sisters, Emmaline Mach, Marilyn Goetz, Marion in infancy.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Bradley Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Queen of Peace Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday November 19, 2021, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Bradley Funeral Home and Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
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Antigo, WI 54409
Antigo, WI 54409
Antigo, WI 54409
To Uncle Harry, the 90 years of joy, wisdom, and happiness you spread will never be forgotten! Your now at rest and at peace, and forever in our prayers! Your family are in our thoughts and prayers today. David an Teresa Mach
We are thinking of you.Peace Lily was purchased for the family of Harry E Fronek by Gene, Kathy, Kevin, MarySue Klasinski & Kim & Dale.
Our deepest sympathy From The Carley Fronek Family. Carley, Timothy ,Martin, Richard, Vernon.Freedom was purchased for the family of Harry E Fronek by Martin J Fronek. A tree was also planted in memory of Harry E Fronek
Terry, Lois, Angel & Caroline & Fronek Family So sorry for your loss. Hugs to all of you and your family during this time of sorrow.Umbrella Plant was purchased for the family of Harry E Fronek by Pamela & Tim Ciszewski.
Your dad was very special for your family. Our hearts are with you during your time of grieving. May this tree be a reminder that he is forever aliveMemorial Tree was purchased for the family of Harry E Fronek by Gary and Cassandra.
Kevin. So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.
John L. Boudry
With deepest sympathy, From Ruder WareFeathery Palm Plant was purchased for the family of Harry E Fronek by Tribute Store.
So very happy that me and my brothers got to spend a day with uncle Harry this summer you’re are in are prayers.Frank Mach III
Sympathies to the family ~ Harry was a great and funny guy ~ He enjoyed his job as bus driver the kids amused him ~ He will be missed ~ RIP Harry
Steve & Kat Jensen