THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
John P. Piencikowski
Issue Date: February 20, 2013
John P. Piencikowski, 66, of Oshkosh died on Saturday, Feb. 16 at his home.
Born in Marinette on Nov. 30, 1946, he was the son of the late Anthony J. and Martha T. (Johnson) Piencikowski. He married Nancy Schneider on June 18, 1970 in Menominee and she preceded him in death on April 15, 2009. He then married Barbara Egbert on Aug. 13, 2010 in Oshkosh.
He was a member of St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church, a graduate of Coleman High School and retired as the owner of 6th Street Auto Body. He was a loving husband, avid deer hunter and enjoyed traveling. An accomplished horticulturist, many people enjoyed his gardens and house plants. He was raised on a farm near Pound and moved to Oshkosh in 1966. He worked as a welder at Oshkosh Corporation before purchasing 6th Street Auto Body where he worked for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara of Oshkosh; a stepson, Michael (Kris) Egbert and a stepdaughter, Heidi (David) Sweet, both of Oshkosh; two brothers, Anthony (Sandy) Piencikowski of Marenisco, Mi. and Mark (Joy) Piencikowski of Pound; two sisters, Catherine (Don) Coolidge of Kenosha and Ann Piencikowski of Marinette; four step-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Funeral services were held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18 at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 830 S Westhaven Drive, Oshkosh with Rev. Doug LeCaptain officiating. Visitation was held at the church on Monday from 4 p.m. until time of the service. Burial was at St. Leo Cemetery in Pound. Memorials to the local Relay for Life are appreciated. Konrad-Behlman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Oshkosh served the family.