Madison
64° F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Advertisement

Joseph Labak

Published On: Oct 27 2013 10:35:21 PM CDT
LAKE DELTON -

Joseph Labak, age 78 of Lake Delton, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully Thursday, October 24, 2013, at his residence.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, October 26, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church in Wisconsin Dells with Father Michael Richel celebrating. Visitation will be held at St. Cecilia's Catholic Church on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Burial will be at St. Adalbert's Cemetery in Niles, Illinois at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2013.

Joseph was born August 1, 1935, in Jastrzabka Stara, Poland, the son of Wojciech and Anna (Walega) Labak. In 1962 he married Barbara Kusiak and they owned and operated the Olympia Motel for many years in Lake Delton. Barbara preceded Joseph in death in February of 1999. Joseph was a member of the Polish military in his younger years and here in the Dells area was a past officer of the Polish Club of Wisconsin Dells/Lake Delton.

Joseph is survived by his sons, John of Lake Delton and Steven (Jamie) of Schaumburg, Illinois; grandsons, Trevor and Dylan; and brothers, Kazimierz and Wladyslaw. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara and a brother, Staszek.

Advertisement
  • Loretta Lynch

    CNN

    Faces of Obama's cabinet

    Loretta Lynch was sworn in as U.S. attorney general on Monday. She's the first African-American woman to hold the position. Click through to see more faces of President Obama's cabinet.

  • Win McNamee/Getty Images

    Career timeline of Attorney General Loretta Lynch

    Here is a look at the life of Loretta Lynch who was sworn in on Monday as U.S. attorney general. Lynch is first black female attorney general in American history.

  • James Holmes trial slated to begin Monday

    CNN

    Images: 12 dead in theater massacre

    On Monday, shooting suspect James Holmes goes on trial for 165 counts, including murder and attempted murder charges. He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Here are images from the 2012 shooting inside an Aurora movie theater.

Advertisement