Julius J. Pieronek, 92

Julius J. Pieronek passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at the age of 92 years. Julius was born on July 8, 1921, in Detroit to Joseph and Katherine (nee Maka) Pieronek. He married Wanda Powalski on June 21, 1947, in Detroit. Julius was a member of the Ghost Army during WWII. Julius loved woodworking, fishing and he was an avid golfer.

Julius is survived by his wife Wanda; children Donald (Jill) and Ronald (Leah); and grandchildren Tara Pieronek, Jonathan (Shannon) and Kimberly (Jeffrey) Johnson; and great-granddaughter Olivia. He is further survived by his sister Hedi Maczko. He is preceded in death by his son Robert and many other relatives.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Serenity Hospice Care (W175 N11117 Stonewood Drive, Suite 100, Germantown, WI 53022) or the Lighthouse of West Bend (2130 Continental Drive, West Bend, WI 53095).

Private services were held.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the entire staff of the Lighthouse of West Bend and nurses and staff of Serenity Hospice Care.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050