THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Eunice A. Gerlikovski
Issue Date: April 10, 2013
Friends called at Blaney Funeral Home, Green Bay on Monday, April 8 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a parish wake service at 7 p.m., for Eunice A. Eunie Gerlikovski, 81, of Green Bay.
Further visitation was held on Tuesday, April 9 at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Green Bay from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Rev. Patrick Beno officiated and entombment was in Allouez Chapel Mausoleum. She died unexpectedly on Friday, April 5 at a Green Bay hospital following a brief illness.
Born April 17, 1931 to the late Louis and Margaret (Kunesh) Schaetz on the family farm on the west side of Green Bay, she was raised there and graduated from Green Bay West High School in 1948.
She worked for Brebner Machinery and for a brief time as secretary for U.S. Congressman John Burns in Washington D.C. until she began her family. On July 7, 1962 she married Alden W. Gerlikovski at St. Agnes Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on March 23, 2003.
She enjoyed volunteering and being involved in her childrens activities at Jackson Elementary School and with the St. Agnes Religious Education Program. She also sang for many years in the St. Agnes choir and was involved in many other volunteer activities in the Green Bay area. She loved birds and bird watching, music, gardening, camping, traveling and most importantly her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by four children, Timothy Gerlikovski of Green Bay, Kathleen (Steven) Kim of Boston, Ma., Tina (Dean) Grabowski of Marinette and Thomas (Janeen) Gerlikovski of Oakfield; four grandchildren; a sister, Lillian (Donald) Bouche of Green Bay; two sisters-in-law, Ellen Schaetz of Freedom and Henrietta Schaetz of Green Bay; brothers-in-law, Ambrose (Betty) Gerlikowski, George Brunette and Bede Baeten, all of Green Bay and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Besides her parents and her husband, Alden, she was preceded in death by brothers and sisters and their spouses, Margaret and Russell Burt, Louis and Doris Schaetz, Don Schaetz, Agnes Schaetz, Harold Schaetz, Betty and Clifford Ault, Bob Schaets and Orb Schaetz; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Baeten and other nieces and nephews.