Saturday, January 5, 2013



ADDRESS: Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford; A former township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 7:30 PM Friday, January 4 at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where he had resided for the past 2 months

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 8 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford where there will be military rites performed by the Medford Military Honors Team

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 4:00 PM until the time of the Catholic prayer service at 6:45 PM on Monday, January 7 and also from 9 AM until 10:45 AM on Tuesday, January 8

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 21, 1922 at Medford, WI

EDUCATION: Township of Medford elementary schools

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: February 26, 1943 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Dorothea Schlais and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he entered the US Army and was a Veteran of WW II. After the service he returned to Medford and worked at Lindow Pontiac. They moved to Isle, MN where he owned/operated a Gambles hardware store for a period of time. Moved to Stanley where he owned/operated a clothing store and movie theatre for a period of time. In 1972 they returned to Medford and he managed Anthony’s Clothing Store & worked construction. Most recently he worked as a sales rep. for Weather Shield Mfg. until ill health forced his retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and his family.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Dorothea “Dorothy” Lewandowski of Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Sons – Peter Lewandowski of Prior Lake, MN & Philip Lewandowski & special friend, Sheila Duesing of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: Son – Mark Lewandowski in 2006

GRANDCHILDREN: 2 grandsons – Sean & Evan Lewandowski

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sisters – Irene Lukewich of Medford and Pearl Grenda of Texas

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 7 brothers & sisters

DECEASED FATHER: Walter Lewandowski DECEASED MOTHER: Maria Jozefiak

PALLBEARERS: George & Paul Lukewich, Bruce, Peter & Philip Lewandowski, Fr. Gerard Willger

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Hope Hospice of Medford
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