Mitchell M. Ciolkosz
March 16, 2018
Mitchell M. Ciolkosz, 80, beloved husband, dad, grandpa, great grandpa and friend completed his work and went to rest with our Lord Friday March 16th 2018.
Mitchell was born June 25, 1937 to Louis and Victoria (Opon) Ciolkosz of Thorp, WI. Mitchell was a second generation of Polish immigrants from Poland and was raised on the family settlement farm. He attended field school and graduated from Stanley High School in 1956.
After High School he served 4 years in the US Navy. He married Patricia Jakubowicz in 1962. For 12 years Mitch worked in Chicago, IL driving truck for Consolidated Freightways. In 1971 the family moved to Bloomer, WI. Mitchell farmed with his wife and 6 daughters on a dairy farm that he built with his family. He retired in 2005 when the cows were sold.
He was a member of the St. Paul’s Catholic Church and a fourth degree Knights of Columbus member. Mitchell loved farming, polka music, deer hunting, his wife, his girls, “tracking” at the Bloomer Aquatics Fitness Center and the Packers.
He will be deeply missed by his wife Patricia, daughters Deborah (Jeffery T.) Kostner, Sandra (Lorn) Dykes, Jacqueline (Daniel K.) Steinmetz, Kelly (Steven) Devine, Tricia (Thomas F.) Kwak, Annie (Snapper) LaGesse. Grand children, Danielle, Destiny, Lauren, Megan (Dustin), Zachary, Mitchell, Ted, Alexis, Cody, Madison, Ryan, Emily and Jessica. Great Grand Children, Josh, Wyatt and Brynlee. He is also survived by his sister Delores Patterson, sisters-in-law, Julie Ciolkosz and Alice Ciolkosz all of Thorp; Joanne Ciolkosz of Woodruff, WI; Rita Ciolkosz of WA, Dorothy Derks of Boyd, Max (Rich) Wnek of Thorp; Pat Jakubowicz of Chippewa Falls, along with many nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Louise and Victoria (Opon) Ciolkosz, his brothers, Ervin, Leonard, Ronald, Edward Ciolkosz; and his sisters Virginia Buryznski, Bernadette Jakubowicz.
The family would like to thank the nursing staff at Sacred Heart Hospital, the Rehabilitation unit at Chippewa Manor Nursing home and the Hospice Care of Mayo Clinic.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Bloomer, WI with Father Victor Feltes officiating. Visitation will be Monday, March 19, 2018 at Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home in Bloomer from 4 - 8 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will also be Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow the Mass at St. Paul's Catholic Cemetery North, in Bloomer, WI. Military Honors will be presented at the cemetery by American Legion Post #295 and VFW Post #6175 of Bloomer.
Schriver-Thompson Funeral Home of Bloomer, WI is serving the family.
Kim Oldenberg To Pat and family, I am thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers. Mitch was quite a character! Will miss him. Kim Oldenberg
March 20 at 3:03pm
Lynn, Chuck Brewer and family We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers will be with you and your family.
March 19 at 10:37am
Ginny Stubblefield Sharing in your loss. I'm sure Mitch is singing in heaven with other Packer fans. Will miss his love of "red" & Polish heritage. Blessings & lots of "love". Ginny Stubblefield & Family
March 18 at 11:47am
Kevin & Stacia Sweeney Pat and Family,
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Mitch always had the best moose stories and had a contagious laugh. He will be missed.
March 17 at 9:26PM