Paul Niedzwiecki1928 - 2014
Paul E. Niedzwiecki, age 85, of Posen,
died January 2, 2014 at his home.
He was born March 22, 1928 in Posen
to Stefan and Agatha (Wisniewski) Niedzwiecki.
Paul married Edith Haske on November 13, 1948. He was a lifelong
resident of Posen where he and his wife made a home and raised twelve
children, Paul was a member of St. Casimir Catholic Church. He was a
4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus and served one term as
Mr. Niedzwieccki also served his community as Posen Township Supervisor
for 24 years and as the tax assessor. Paul worked as a heavy equipment
operator at Presque Isle Corp/LeFarge for 38 years. Upon his retirement
he continued to work at his first love, farming, and enjoying his family.
He particularly enjoyed large family dinners with good food and lots of
He is survived by:
his children, Agnes (Jonathan) Tobias of Wixom,
Gene (Kathy) Niedzwiecki Battle Creek,
Julie (Mark) Sokoll of Clarkston,
Paulette (Michael) Stempky of Rogers City,
Jerome (Anne) Niedzwiecki of Belmont,
Carl (Susan) Niedzwiecki of Waterford,
Thaddeus Niedzwiecki of Traverse City,
Gary (Amy) Niedzwiecki of Freeland,
Angela (John) O’Brien of Waterford,
Toni Lee (Dave) Thomas of Traverse City,
Steve Niedzwiecki of Gowen, and
Jan (Andre’) Neumann of White Lake;
He was also cherished by:
43 grandchildren; and
Also surviving are his brother, Leo Niedzwiecki of Utica,
many nieces and nephews; and
sister-in-law, Virginia Niedzwiecki of Alpena,
Paul was preceded in death by:
his beloved wife, Edith;
parents, Stefan and Agatha;
siblings, Zygmund, Adam, Stephanie, Stanley, Joseph, Gladys, and
a grandson, Justin Niedzwieccki.
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Sunday from 3:00 until
8:00 p.m. where the 4th degree Knights of Columbus will lead the rosary
at 6:30 followed by the parish wake service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will
continue at St. Casimir Catholic Church on Monday, January 6th from
10:00 a.m. through time of Mass at 11:00 a.m. with
Fr, Arthur Duchnowicz officiating.
Memorials may be given to St. Ignatius Catholic School
or St. Casimir Catholic Church in memory of Paul Niedzwiecki.