Alois W. ĎAlí Pilarski, 85

Alois W. "Al"  Pilarski of Mequon passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at the age of 85. He was born on June 26, 1925.

Al was married in Algoma to beautiful Sylvia Pilarski. He served in the U.S. military and worked at Allen Bradley for over 35 years. He was a passionate gardener,  remarkable photographer and splendid woodworker. Most importantly, he enjoyed his family and spent much time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchild. He will always be remembered as a dedicated husband, a caring father, and a proud, proud grandpa.

Al was the loving husband for 58 years of Sylvia (nee Krueger); devoted  father of Lois Dobschuetz, Steve (Marci) Pilarski, Jack (Kathy) Pilarski, Sue (Eric) Fehlhaber and Fred (Jayne) Pilarski; dear grandpa of Erin Kieckhafer, Jessica Fehlhaber, Katie Dobschuetz, Kurt Fehlhaber, Grant Fehlhaber, Wolfe Pilarski, Brianna Pilarski and Sydnee Pilarski; and dear great-grandpa of Jake Alois Kieckhafer. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Memorial services were held on Saturday, Oct. 30. Thank you to everyone for  sharing your thoughts and prayers. Al will be deeply missed.