Bob Berzinski, 88 of Stanley, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2023. He was born Walter Robert Berzinski on January 15, 1935, to the late Walter and Mary (Borowski) Berzinski at the family home in the Town of Worden, south of Thorp. Bob then joined the Army serving in Germany from June 1958-December 1959.
He returned to the states and worked as a block layer for Joe Lato, was a machinist/foreman at the Stanley Corporation, was a part time Police Officer and was a self-employed carpenter/block layer for many years. Bob served as the Mayor for the City of Stanley for 5 years. He also was a member of the American Legion, was commander for the VFW for 5 years and built various signs for local Stanley organizations. He liked to hunt, fish and could build and fix anything. Bob married Doris Greening on June 18, 1961, in Thorp.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Doris, his children, Vickie Gardner of Lake Hallie, Randy of Fond du Lac, Jill Mitchell of Boyd, Ritchie of Oshkosh, 7 grandchildren, Sarah Mitchell, Samantha (Tom) Carioscio, Stephanie (Rockey) Locke, Shelby Mitchell, Mila Mitchell, Rachelle and Kalena Berzinski, 3 great grandchildren, Aryia Locke, Olivia Locke and Nora Carioscio, his sister Sharon Wagner of Stanley and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Helen Janisewski and Marion Bielecki, two sons in law, Bob Gardner and Monte Mitchell, and great-grandchild Haven Locke.
A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, June 9th from 4-7 PM at the Plombon Funeral Home-Stanley with military rites at 7PM. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery.