Elizabeth “Betty” A. (Ann) Repinski, of Plover, died Wednesday morning, March 1, 2017, at Whispering Pines Assisted Living Center in Plover, while under the care of Ministry Home Care Hospice.
Age 88, Elizabeth was born August 17, 1928, in Amherst. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Clara (Trzebiatowski) Patoka. Her marriage to Lawrence Repinski took place on September 27, 1947, at St. Mary’s of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Fancher. Her husband Larry preceded her in death on October 29, 2013.
Betty worked various jobs in her life, most recently for Okray Family Farms. She donated many hours of her time volunteering at St. Bronislava Church and also the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program with the Lincoln Center. She also enjoyed bowling, crocheting and reading. She was a member of the P.C.C.W. of St. Bronislava.
Survivors include her three daughters, Joan Engebretson, Diane (Jim) Jaworski and Mary Jo (Bill) Schultz all of Stevens Point; and her three sons, James (Pat) Repinski of Neenah, Allen (Rita) Repinski of Plover, and Jerry (Jodie) Repinski of St. Paul, MN. Nine grandchildren, Jeff, Sherry, Jennifer, Jackie, Angie, Heather, Chad, Jeremy and Maggie. Three step-grandchildren, Angie, Niles and Matt; seventeen great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and six step-great-great grandchildren. Further survived by one sister, Pearl Drewa of Menasha; and two brothers, John (Terry) Patoka of Menasha, and Eugene (Debbie) Patoka of Plover; and one brother-in-law, Phil Galloway of Stevens Point.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence; one granddaughter, Julie; and two great-grandsons, Elijah and Bennet; three sisters, Delores Galloway, Violet Roberts and Bridget Kent; and one brother, Frank Patoka; two brothers-in-law, Anton Drewa and Bob Roberts; and one sister-in-law, Dorothy Patoka.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 A.M. Thursday, March 9, 2017, at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover. Rev. Ed Shuttleworth officiating. Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 9:00 A.M. Thursday morning at St. Bronislava Church until the time for mass. The Pisarski Community Funeral Home and Cremation Center, of Plover, is honored to be serving the family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
The family would like to thank the entire staff at Whispering Pines for their care of our mother; and to Linda and Julianna at Community Link and Ministry Home Care Hospice for their guidance and compassion shown to us.