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Irene Josephine Skiba

November 25, 1933 — November 26, 2023

With profound sadness we announce the passing of Irene Josephine Skiba nee Wisinski who was brought into her earthly life on November 25,1933 and called home to eternal rest on November 26, 2023, at the age of 90. 

Irene was born in Stockton, WI to the late Alois and Margaret Wisinski (Wojtalewicz). Irene married Reynold Skiba on September 10, 1951, in Stevens Point. They were blessed with 8 children. 

Irene loved spending time with her great grandkids and other special kids who visited and became known as “little grandma.” 

Irene was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church where she enjoyed volunteering at the voting polls, for funeral lunches and other church functions. She also enjoyed bowling and was in a women’s league, trying her luck with the slot machines, spending time at the cottage on Arbutus Lake in Pickerel with her husband Ray. Irene and Ray also enjoyed traveling across the states visiting their family and friends.  

A loving mother, she is survived by her children, David (Wendy) Skiba, Seymour; Sandra Yuengling (Tom) Cheyenne WY; Gary (Patti) Skiba, Greenville; Laurie Law (Greg) Neenah; Dawn Skiba-Riddle (Tim) Lake Tomahawk; Karen Feavel (Scott Blaha) Manitowoc; Paula Zuelzke (Steve) Appleton. Grandmother of 22, great grandmother of 29, and great- great grandmother of 1. Irene is also survived by Donald Wisinski (Kathy) Stevens Point; Ernie Wisinski (Mary) Stevens Point; Mary Ann Pflugradt (Cliff) Stevens Point; Gladys Pampuch, Custer; Rose Ann Bemowski, King; Dorthy Wisinski, Stevens Point; and Leona Wisinski, Port Washington; and several nieces and nephews. Irene was a friend to all those lives she touched.  

Irene is preceded in death by her husband Reynold; son Jeffery; and three siblings; Theresa Yenter, Chester Wisinski, Leonard Wisinski; brother in-laws; Clarence Pampuch, Hubert Yenter; Son-in-law Luther Thompson. 

Funeral services for Irene will be at 11:00 am at St. Thomas More Catholic Church on Thursday, December 7, 2023. Visitation will be from 9:30am until service time on Thursday, December 7, 2023.

 
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Visitation

Thursday, December 7, 2023

9:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Thomas More Catholic Church

1810 N McDonald St, Appleton, WI 54911

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Mass

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Thomas More Catholic Church

1810 N McDonald St, Appleton, WI 54911

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