Josephine G. Micek, Menomonie, WI (1924-2015)
March 18, 1924 - January 2, 2015
Josephine G. Micek, age 90, of Menomonie, WI, passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie, with her family by her side. The former Josephine Gertrude Brozyna was born March 18, 1924, at home in North East Minneapolis, MN, to Joseph and Mary (Wojtas) Brozyna. Josephine married Walter J. Micek Jr. on July 5, 1946, in Minneapolis. In their early years of marriage, Jo and Walt lived in Lester Prairie, MN, and owned and operated a bar and restaurant called Walt’s Place. In 1958, they moved to Menomonie, where they owned and operated Menomin Bowl with Walt’s brothers, Ray and Andy. Together the Micek families raised eight boys who were a close knit group.
Jo is survived by her two sons, Tom (Sharon) Micek of Menomonie, and Matt (Carol) Micek of Janesville; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Elizabeth “Elzia” Montour of St. Paul, MN; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Walter Micek Jr.; son, Walter Micek III; two sisters, Roselyn and Connie; and two brothers, Eddie and Mitch.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC CHURCH in Menomonie, with Father Nathan Thainase officiating. There will be visitation at the CHURCH one hour prior to the service on Friday. Burial will be in the church cemetery in the spring.
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