Daniel E. Hrobsky, 78, Athens, died Friday March 11, 2011 at his home.
He was born December 28, 1932, in Kewaunee, son of the late Herman and Emily (Ledvina) Hrobsky. On September 15, 1956, he married Patricia Vetter at St. Mary Catholic Church, Marathon. She survives.
Daniel was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the US Air Force. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Mar-Lin Post No. 10203.
Prior to his retirement, he had been employed as a paper maker with Wausau Papers for 40 years. Among his favorite things to do were, playing cards, watching westerns, fishing, hunting, traveling and camping.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Hrobsky, Athens, five children, David Hrobsky, Elizabeth Franks, Catherine (Scott) Huber, all of Wausau, Jeremy (Karolee) Hrobsky, Neenah, Judith (Brad) Champine, Appleton, five grandchildren, Tiffany, Amber, Eric, Mary and Charley; five step-grandchildren;six great grandchildren, Michael, Draeven, Matthew, Dezaray, Miranda, Alexis; two step-great-granddaughters and two step-sisters.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Hrobsky, his step-mother, Josephine Hrobsky and one step-brother.
The funeral mass will be celebrated at Noon Tuesday March 15, 2011 at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Wausau where full military honors will be conducted after the service.. Rev. Robert Thorn will preside. Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau. Friends may call on Monday from 4 - 8 p.m. at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 3400 Stewart Avenue, Wausau and again on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services at the church.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com