Tony J. Bieniek age 82 of the Town of Kewaskum died Friday, June 1, 2012 at his residence. He was born January 3, 1930 in Rib Lake, WI to the late Adam and Susan (nee Kuna) Bieniek and married Evelyn F. Bube on February 3, 1951 in Rib Lake.
Tony served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Following his discharge he worked for Hurd Millwork in Medford. They moved to West Bend in 1968 before settling in Kewaskum in 1978.
He was a master carpenter. He enjoyed spending time at their cabin up north and liked hunting, fishing and gardening. Tony loved listening to polka music.
Tony is survived by his wife of 61 years, Evelyn, 7 children: Lynn Judnic of Kewaskum, Ginger (Vincent) Murphy of Belgium, Kelly (fiancé Jo Ann Rottinghaus) of Mequon, Shelley (Mark) Brenholt of Hartford, Jody (A.J.) Steele of Midlothian, VA, Tracy (Charlie) Schlessinger of Port Washington and Becky (Chris) Franks of Sun Prairie and 17 grandchildren: Jason, Nathan, Erin, Claire, Sean, Bobbi Jo, Kara, Reid, Jack, Nick, Dayle, Victoria, Charles, Neil, Garrett, Dean and Paul. He is further survived by 8 great-grandchildren: Timothy, Caroline, Bella, Rylan, Liam, Kaylee, Gracie and Blake, 5 siblings: Mary De Bruin of Campbellsport, Stella Pendergast of Eagle River, Frank (Kathie) Bieniek of Stetsonville, Eva (Bill) Mathews of West Bend and Kathryn (Jim) Chase of Hardenville, MO, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Betty Monty of Milwaukee, Deloris (Paul) Matyka of Rib Lake, Charles (Theresa) Bube of Rib Lake and Shirley (John) Hebert of Rib Lake, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Tony is preceded in death by his parents, Adam and Susan Kuna, his son Cory, his son-in-law Joe Judnic, his brother Adam Bieniek and his sister Helen Surek.
A Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Tony’s life will take place on Monday, June 4, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in West Bend with Rev. John Radetski presiding. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s New Cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends for a period of visitation on Monday, at the church only from 12:00 noon until 1:45 p.m.