Ambrose A. Gosiak, 86

Ambrose A. Gosiak, a resident of Swan River Township, Morrison County died Tuesday, Sept. 11, at his home.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Sept. 14, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Bowlus, with Father John Odero officiating.

Ambrose Adam Gosiak was born Oct. 14, 1925, in Little Falls, to the late Frank and Victoria (Waltman) Gosiak. Ambrose attended school in Swan River Township. Ambrose was inducted into the United States Army June 29, 1945, and served his country until Dec. 21, 1946. While he was in the Army, he received the Victory Medal and the Occupation Medal. He was united in marriage to Martha Psick June 13, 1945, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Bowlus. The couple made their home and farmed in Swan River Township, Morrison County for 67 years. Ambrose enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, driving his skid loader, farming and buying farm machinery. He loved visiting with friends and family about the good old days. Ambrose was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Bowlus, the Bowlus American Legion Post 642, The Little Falls VFW Post 1112 and the Opole Catholic War Veterans.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 67 years, Martha Gosiak of Swan River Township; children, Edward Gosiak of Little Falls, David (Jackie) Gosiak of Browerville, Jeanne (Dennis) Barthel of Luxemburg, Judy (Leonard) Herman of Little Falls, Barb (Duane) Kloss of Rice, Ruth (Rob) Dresow of Menahga, Nancy (Chad) Drewsow of Clearlake, Mary (Glen) Fedor of Upsala, Donna (Ralph) Fedor of Holdingford, Sandy (Kevin) Kraemer of Freeport, Wanda (Craig) Melgard of Royalton and Becky (Arnie) Schneider of Royalton; 59 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren, three on the way and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded death by his parents, Frank and Victoria Gosiak; children, Joseph Gosiak, Donald Gosiak, Roy Gosiak, Ambrose Jr., Diane Czech and Jane Klisch; siblings, Florence Pekula, Mary Solors, Elizabeth Casper, Agnes Psick and Leo Gosiak; daughter-in-law, Barb Gosiak; and granddaughter Miranda Gosiak.

Memorials are preferred to the family Ambrose Gosiak.

Emblom-Brenny Funeral Home