Alvin Miskowicz

Aug. 25, 1928 Ė April 30, 2012

Alvin G. Miskowicz, 83, passed away at his home in Delafield on Monday, April 30, 2012.

Born Aug. 25, 1928, in Laona, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps at the age of 17. He left two years later as a sergeant and on Jan. 1, 1948, was hired by St. Johnís Military Academy in Delafield (now St. Johnís Northwestern Military Academy). He was the second-longest serving employee in school history, faithfully spending the past 64 years working in the maintenance department.

He is survived by his wife, Pearl (Schoenike); his brother, John Miskowicz; and his sister, Mrs. Darlene (Anthony) Portz.

Three sisters and two brothers preceded him in death, Mrs. Genevieve Schabel, Mrs. Helen Schabel, Mrs. Lorraine Du Pre, Mr. Harvey Miskowicz and Mr. Arnold Miskowicz.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 11, at Noble Victory Memorial Chapel on the St. Johnís Northwestern Military Academy campus, 1101 Genesee St., Delafield. A reception will follow in Welles Dining Hall.