THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: May 18, 2022
Geraldine Matykowski, 93, of Marinette, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022.
Born June 12, 1928, to the late Paul and Veronica (Wirkus) Matykowski, she worked for a short time at Marinette Paper Mill, then at Ansul Company until retiring.
She enjoyed her retirement with her longtime friend, Eileen (Babe) Heckel on the Peshtigo River in Crivitz. She loved sports, played high school basketball, was a member of the Marinette Menominee softball team and enjoyed singing and dancing with family and teaching the young ones the same.
She is survived by two sisters, Johanna (Darrell) VanBeek of Crivitz, Jeanette Squires-Bolin of Marinette; a sister-in-law; Sandra Matty of Crivitz, many nephews, nieces and great- nieces and nephews.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by six brothers, Harry, John, Edward, Alfonse, Henry and Richard; a sister, Irene and two infant sisters.
Family will greet relatives and friends on Thursday, May 19 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 808 Henriette Ave., Crivitz, Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home of Crivitz is assisting the family. Online condolences can be made at www.rhodes-charapata.com