Joan C. Wiza

Joan C. Wiza, 57, of Rubicon, died Saturday morning, July 1, 2006, at her residence. Born Jan. 27, 1949, in the Portage County town of Sharon to Felix and Elizabeth (Goskowicz) Garski, she attended Rosholt schools. On Sept. 21, 1968, she was married to Robert J. Wiza at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Rosholt. Joan worked in housekeeping for the Mayville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and also worked for the family business, Wiza Firewood. She enjoyed polka music, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Robert of Rubicon; three sons, Rodrick (Sandy) Wiza of Custer, Bradley (Kellie) Wiza of Custer and Craig Wiza of Rubicon; mother, Elizabeth Garski of Rosholt; six brothers, Florian (Diane) Garski of Rosholt, Robert (Betty) Garski of Rosholt, Thomas Garski of Rosholt, Carl (Linda) Garski of Rosholt, David (Minny) Garski of Stevens Point and Joe Garski of Stevens Point; six sisters, Rita Jerzak of Plover, Alice Klopotek of Milwaukee, Joan (Bob) Wiza of Amherst, Jane (Art) Kedrowicz of Custer, Lucy (Ken) Kluck of Rosholt and Debbie Yenter of Galloway; and three granddaughters, Abagail, Bethany and Chelsey Wiza. She is also survived by nieces and nephews

The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2006 at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Rosholt, with the Rev. Marcin Mankowski officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation was Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home in Stevens Point. There also will be visitation on Thursday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time for Mass. The rosary was Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home is assisting the family.