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 Joseph Frank Gavinski

Joseph Frank Gavinski

Birth
Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 31 May 2015 (aged 74)
Wyocena, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, Specifically: Inurnment will be private.
Memorial ID 176336318 · View Source
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Joseph Frank Gavinski, age 74, of Portage, died on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at the Columbia Healthcare Center in Wyocena.

Joseph was born on March 25, 1941 in Portage, WI, the son of Leo and Lillian M. (Wagner) Gavinski. He served his country in the U.S. Army for two years during the Vietnam Conflict. He had an affinity for the great outdoors, including fishing, hunting, camping, and tending to his garden; also playing and singing karaoke. During his high school years, he was a championship boxer, and he loved sports, especially the Packers. Joseph retired from Eagle Foods as a butcher.

He is survived by his former wife of 37 years, Shirley J. Nickell; his children, Ronald D. (Julie) Gavinski, Dallas, TX, Robin N. Gavinski, Cambridge, WI, Rebecca A. (Paul) Greco, Toronto, Canada; and Peggy L. Gavinski, Wyocena, WI; his grandchildren, August Jean, Sterling, Cameron, Mela, Francesco, and Ethan; two great-grandchildren, Colton and Jayden; three brothers, Albert, Paul and Tony; six sisters, Mary, Leona, Ann, Pat, Kathy and Martha; many other near and dear friends and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Lillian Gavinski, his step-mother, Ethel Henke, his sister, Rose Barton, and his brother, Donald.

Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at the Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage, with Fr. Gary Krahenbuhl officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Portage Area Veterans Honor Guard. Inurnment will be private. Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage.


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  • Created by: Kathy
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176336318
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Frank Gavinski (25 Mar 1941–31 May 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176336318, ; Maintained by Kathy (contributor 47737776) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, who reports a Inurnment will be private..