Joseph V. Bugni, age 86, formerly of Eland, died on Thursday, December 23, 2010 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. He was born on January 30, 1924 in Montreal, WI the son of the late Joseph and Katherine (Gatto) Bugni.
On June 26, 1944, Joseph was united in marriage to Charlotte Mackey in Hurley. She preceded him in death on October 19, 1987.
Joseph was a United States Navy Veteran serving during World War II. He worked for Chicago-Northwestern and was a self-employed logger until his retirement.
Survivors include five children, Barbara (Vick) Huffman, Baker City, OR, Mary Bugni, Wauwatosa, Joan (Duane) Schuh, Mosinee, Joseph (Karen) Bugni, Marshfield and Tracey Davis, Mosinee; 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, Joseph was preceded in death by one brother, Clarence and one sister, Delores DeRosia.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Schmidt-Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg is assisting the family with arrangements. The family guest book is available at www.schmidtschulta.com