Obit: Shemanski, John L. (1885 - 1975)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Shemanski, Kalina, Bissig, Roberts, Shuda, Shebilski, Binkowski

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/19/1975

Shemanski, John L. (5 July 1885 – 13 June 1975)

John L. Shemanski, 89, formerly of City Point, died June 13 in Black River Falls Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 5, 1885, in Stevens Point to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Shemanski, and was raised in the Stevens Point area.

He married Julia Kalina there in 1909. She died August 10, 1969.

The Shemanskis, at various times, resided in Stevens Point, Rockford, Il., and City Point. While in Rockford Mr. Shemanski worked in various factories for a few years; later he managed the Bissig Brothers Cranberry Marsh at City Point. They also owned and operated a tavern at City Point for a number of years.

Mr. Shemanski had been a resident of the Pine View Home at Black River Falls since October 3, 1967.

He was a member of the Martyr’s Chapel Catholic Church at City Point.

He is survived by a son, Bernard, of City Point; four grandchildren and three sisters: Mrs. Bertha Roberts of Milwaukee, and Mrs. Catherine Shuda and Mrs. Elizabeth Shebilski, both of Stevens Point.

The funeral was held Saturday morning from the Martyr’s Chapel at City Point with the Rev. Jams Binkowski officiating. Burial was made in the City Point Catholic Cemetery.




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