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Alvin "Al" Alexander Holewinski
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Alvin “Al” Alexander Holewinski, 96, of Rothschild passed away at home peacefully on March 3, 2018. He was born to the late Julius and Julia (Tyczkowski) Holewinski on February 21, 1922.

He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Florence (Klemens) Holewinski, two sons; Roman, Sr. (Susan) Holewinski, Adam (Carmen) Holewinski, four grandchildren; Roman, Jr. (Michelle Chesmore) Holewinski, Jeffery (Ashley) Holewinski, Emily (Brandon) Etheredge, Heather Holewinski, Alexander Holewinski, six great-grandchildren; Sierra, Alexander Koriana, Devin Holewinski, Lily, Reese Etheredge, two brothers Arthur (Shirley) Holewinski, Stanley (Regina) Holewinski, brother-in-law Roman Klemens, sister-in-law Sally Paddock along with many nieces and nephews.

Al entered the United States Army in 1943. He served with the 209th Engineers Battalion in WWII in the China Burma India Theatre. After arriving back home he married the love of his life on April 26, 1947 in Chicago. They later moved to Wisconsin and built their home and family.   Al was an active member of St. Therese Catholic Church, and was a 3rd degree KC. Al was a loving family man and enjoyed spending time with all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Visitation will be held at John J. Buettgen Funeral Home, 948 Grand Ave, Schofield, on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with Rosary starting at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will again be held at St. Therese Catholic Church on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11:00, Father Louis Britto will be officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Gate of Heaven where he will be laid to rest, with full military honors.

John J. Buettgen Funeral Home is assisting family at this time. On line condolences can be made at www.HonorOne.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

7

Mar

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
John J. Buettgen Funeral Home

948 Grand Ave.
Schofield, WI 54476

Rosary

Wednesday

7

Mar

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
John J. Buettgen Funeral Home

948 Grand Ave.
Schofield, WI 54476

Visitation

Thursday

8

Mar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Therese Catholic Church

113 W Kort St
Rothchild, WI 54476

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

8

Mar

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Therese Catholic Church

113 W Kort St
Rothchild, WI 54476

Cemetery Details

Location

Gate of Heaven

1399 Gate of Heaven Dr.
Mosinee, WI 54455

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