Veronica Rose MichalskiVeronica Rose Michalski, 81, of Superior died peacefully on Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Veronica Rose Michalski
Veronica Rose Michalski, 81, of Superior died peacefully on Tuesday, June 15, 2010, at St. Luke’s Hospice in Duluth, with her family by her side.
She was born on Aug. 28, 1928, in Haugen, Wis., to Joseph and Mary (Lastufka) Dostal. She graduated from Rice Lake High School in Rice Lake, Wis.
Veronica married Raymond Michalski on May 2l, 1955, in Haugen and recently celebrated 55 years of marriage.
She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, its Altar Society and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court 1190.
Veronica enjoyed volunteering at church, St. Mary’s Hospital, gardening, walking with friends and playing cards with her grandchildren. She lovingly cared for her husband, children and grandchildren, affectionately becoming known as “Grandma Waffle.”
In addition to her husband Raymond, Veronica is survived by two daughters, Mary (Ron) Cairns, Lake Nebagamon and Valerie (Phil DeBruyne) Stariha, Superior; five sons, Michael (Carrie Ann) Michalski, Solon Springs, Tony (Joyce) Michalski, Welch, Minn., Richard (JoLynn) Michalski, Hastings, Minn., Paul (Teri) Michalski, Baltimore, Md., Joseph (Donna) Michalski, Champlin, Minn.; four sisters, Frances Willger, Regina Brockman, Rita Dostal and Leona Didier; one brother, Joseph Dostal; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Marie Moravec, a brother-in-law James Moravec, two brothers, Norbert and Charles Dostal and three sisters-in-law, Martha and Dorothy Dostal, and Florence Steffen.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with a Catholic Daughters Rosary at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 18 in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.
A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Veronica’s nephew, Rev. Fr. Gerard Willger, as celebrant.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Pallbearers for the service will be her grandchildren.
Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Veronica’s family would like to thank the St. Luke’s staff for the love and care they showed Veronica during her stay.
Send a condolence or sign the online guest book at www.lenroot-maetzold.com.