Lottie M Kusiak, 95, formally of Mosinee died Sunday, September 5, 2021, at Care Partners Country Terrace Assisted Living in Minocqua, WI, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on October 28, 1925, in Moon, WI, the daughter of John and Rosalie (Jackswniak) Domagola. She married Stanley H. Kusiak on October 11, 1943, at St Paul Catholic Church in Mosinee. He preceded her in death on Wednesday, May 16, 2012.
Lottie attended the Moon school for 8 years. She lived on the family farm until her marriage except for a short time she spent working in Chicago. After her marriage, Lottie & Stanley moved up North to Springstead where they started their family. She loved living near her dear sister, Helen Kessler. In 1962 they moved back to Mosinee where Lottie continued to be a devoted Wife and Mother. After Stanley’s death, she remained in their Mosinee home until she moved up North to Springstead with son, Jerrold and wife Mary. She lived there until April 2018 when she moved to Country Terrace Assisted living where she remained until her death.
When younger, Lottie always planted a large garden and could can almost anything. She was a wonderful cook and baker and enjoyed cooking for large family gatherings, especially at Christmas.
Lottie, affectionally called Mom or Mum by her children, loved to visit friends and relatives, travel, and do crafts that included knitting, crocheting, and sewing. Lottie and Stanley traveled throughout the United States. One of her most memorable trips was when she traveled by train with her sister Helen and niece Rosalie to the West coast where they visited their daughter Candy/family in San Diego, CA
Lottie valued her Catholic faith, and she attended church and prayed the Rosary regularly.
After Stanley’s death, she remained in their Mosinee home until she moved back up North to Springstead with son, Jerrold and wife Mary and lived in their home until April 2018 when she moved to Country Terrace Assisted living where she remained until her death.
Survivors include her children, Candace (Donald) Reader, San Diego, CA, Jerrold (Mary) Kusiak, Springstead, WI, James (Angie) Kusiak, Mosinee and Kathleen (Todd) Pesavento, Rio, WI. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren: Jennifer, Kenneth, Kristine, Jeffrey, Justin, Ryan, Anthony, and Nicholas. Five great grandchildren, Jack and Brody Campbell, Ethan and Everly Acker, Huntleigh Kusiak, a great Grandson due very soon, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and 5 siblings, Helen Kessler, Toni Kozerski, Stella Pachniak, Joseph Domagola, and Andrew Domagola.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at St. Paul Catholic Church, Mosinee. The Rev. Donald Meuret will officiate. Burial will be at St. Paul Cemetery, Mosinee. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of services at the church. Online condolences may be made at www.bestefh.com
We would like to thank the management and staff of Care Partners, Country Terrace of Minocqua for the capable, loving care they provided Lottie. They treated her like she was family, and family was always welcome to visit.