Daniel John Kedrowski Sr., age 93, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the Portage County Health Care Center in Stevens Point where he had been a resident since December.
He was the husband of Isabel Brilowski. They were married for 68 years.
Daniel was born in Stevens Point, WI on April 7, 1922. He was the son of John and Ada (Raschka) Kedrowski. He was the owner of the Central State Welding Co. until his retirement in 1987. He attended St. Stanislaus Grade School, Emerson High School and Hobart Welding School in Troy, OH.
Daniel entered the service on February 3, 1943, in Milwaukee he served in the United States Army during WWII. He received the American Theater Service Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant on April 6, 1946.
He was a member of the American Legion, and a charter member of the American Welding Society. He donated his welding skills for the benefit of various local churches and charitable organizations.
He will be remembered for his sense of humor and storytelling. His grandchildren loved spending time with him fishing in the little blue boat at his cottage in Minocqua.
He is survived by his wife Isabel, his children Kathryn (Arthur Pfizenmayer), Thomas, Mary (David Wood), Barbara Weller, Peggy (Thomas Gabel), Daniel Jr. (Georgia), Kristine Sullivan and Beth. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 1 step grandchild and 5 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Holy Spirit Parish or St. Michael’s Foundation Hospice.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday March 2, 2016, at Holy Spirit Parish (St. Stanislaus) 838 Fremont Street Stevens Point, with the Rev. Tom Lindner officiating. Burial with military honors will take place at a later date in the Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Visitation on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at the church. Pisarski Funeral Homes of Stevens Point & Plover are honored to be serving the family. For online condolences please visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com