Michael A. Kolonko, 91, Butternut



Michael A. Kolonko
age 91, of Butternut, died on Monday September 9, 2013 at Park Manor Nursing Home in Park Falls.  He was born on June 6, 1922 in Butternut, the son of Louis and Mary Kolonko.  His early life and schooling were in Butternut.  Michael worked as a farmer, logger, and for the Butternut Veneer Mill.  He enjoyed working in the woods cutting pulp and making firewood and also enjoyed working on his tractor.
 
He is survived by:
(2)sisters:
Hattie (Leonard) Malinowski of Vienna, Virginia
Ann Kolonko of Seal Beach, California
his close friend Terry (Patti) Palecek of Butternut
and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, (2)brothers: Louis and Joseph Kolonko and his sister Sophie Murphy.
 
Funeral services will be held on Saturday September 14, 2013 at 11:00am from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Butternut.  Deacon Bob Schienebeck will officiate.
 
Burial will follow at St. Cecelia Catholic Cemetery in Butternut.
 
A visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:00am until the hour of the service.
 
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.
 

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