Leon Brzostowski, age 69, of the Town of Richford, passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 11, 2016 at his home.
He was born May 26, 1946 in Drozdow, Poland, the son of Stanislaw and Marianna (Ciuchnicka) Brzostowski. He married Barbara G. Johannes on Sept. 6, 1975 in Wautoma.
Leon was employed at Kirk Co. prior to being drafted in the military. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War from 1968 until 1969. Later, he returned to Kirk Co. and was employed there for many years until they closed. He was very active at the Trap Shooting Range in Wautoma and enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Barbara G. Brzostowski, Coloma; his children, Leon Brzostowski, Wild Rose, Shawn (Rebecca) Brzostowski, Hixson, TN, Tiffany (Mike) Tegtmeyer, Bartlett, IL, Mark (Lisa) Brzostowski, Oshkosh, Brian Brzostowski, Oshkosh, Jean (Jeff) Broekman, Neenah; grandchildren, Merissa, Sasha, Khloe, Llaim, Brooke, Lily, Carter, and Austin; three sisters, Clara Adamski, Bristol, WI, Mary (Don) Maluchnik, Chicago, IL, Elizabeth (Terry) Krentz, Green River, WY; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Diana Brzostowski, Elizabethton, TN, Pat Brzostowski, Chicago, IL, Bernard (Betty) Johannes, Wautoma, Bernadyne Wilson, Redgranite, Delbert Johannes, Berlin, Allen (Shirley) Johannes, Berlin, Robert (Sharon) Johannes, Almond, Richard (Pat) Johannes, Wautoma, Lewis Johannes, Wautoma, Beverly Zuehlke, Hancock, Beatrice Edwards, Wild Rose, Belva (David) Rux, Berlin, Howard Johannes, Fremont, Albert (Carol) Johannes, Poy Sippi, Roger Johannes, Redgranite, Bonnie (Jeff) Zaremba, Wild Rose. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Ann Brzostowski on June 9, 1995; two brothers, Stanley and Tony; his parents; his in-laws, Earl and Hazel Johannes, and by one brother-in-law, Clayton Johannes.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wautoma with Rev. David Greskowiak officiating. Full military honors will follow at the Church. There will be no visitation prior to Mass. A reception will be held
following the services at the World War II Building in Wautoma.
JAN 16. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
364 S. Cambridge Street
Wautoma, WI, US, 54982