Wawrzyniak, Sophie (Grebowski) (1916-2005)

Sophie Wawrzyniak, 88, Strandquist, MN, died on Thursday, January 13, 2005 at the Good Samaritan Center in Warren, MN.

Sophie Grebowski was born on May 10, 1916 in Augsburg Township, Marshall County, MN, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Novacek) Grebowski. She attended country school in Augsburg Township. Her family moved to a farm near Strandquist. Sophie worked at a restaurant in Warren. On September 17, 1945, she was united in marriage to John Wawrzyniak at the Assumption Catholic Church in Florian. They made their home in Wright Township, Marshall County, MN where they farmed. John died in February of 1986.

She was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church and Assumption Ladies of Florian.

Sophie enjoyed crocheting, baking and visiting with family and friends.

Left to mourn her passing are two sons and daughter-in-laws; Dennis and Sharol Wawrzyniak of Newfolden, MN and John and Annette Wawrzyniak of Strandquist, MN, six grandchildren; Ted (Tammy) Wawrzyniak, Melanie (Rick) Warne, Craig Wawrzyniak, Deon Wawrzyniak, Daren (Tina) Wawrzyniak and Renae (Jeremy) Nelson and one great-grandchild, Aiden Warne.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and three brothers, John, Joseph and Albin.

[Interred Assumption Catholic cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky