Obituaries

In Memory Of

Frances L. Olichwier
September 7, 1922 - October 16, 2020

Visitation:
There will be no visitation.

Services:
There will be no services.

Private family graveside services will be held at Old St. Hedwig's Catholic Cemetery.

Full Obituary

     FRANCES L. OLICHWIER, age 98, of Thorp, WI, passed away at Oakbrook Health & Rehab on Friday, October 16, 2020.  Private family graveside services will be held at Old St. Hedwig's Catholic Cemetery, in Thorp, with Rev. Baskaran Sandhiyagu officiating.
     Frances Lorraine Igras was born on September 7, 1922 in Lublin, WI, the daughter of Frank and Sophie (Mis) Igras.  She was raised on the family farm and received her education at the Breezy Hill School.  Frances was united in marriage to Frank Andruskiewicz on November 22, 1942 at St. Hedwig's Catholic Church in Thorp.  She farmed with her husband in the Town of Withee, where they raised their two sons.  After Frank's death on October 31, 1993, she later married Edward P. Olichwier on August 22, 1998 at St. Hedwig's Chapel in Thorp, and they resided in the Stanley, WI area.  After Ed's death on June 11, 2009, she continued living in Stanley until entering Oakbrook Health & Rehab in November 2018.
     She had many interests, but especially enjoyed baking and decorating cakes.
     Frances is survived by one son: Robert (Linda) Andrus of Spring Grove, IL; one daughter-in-law: Carol Andruskiewicz of Minnetonka, MN; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
     She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband's, Frank and Edward; one son: Donald F. Andruskiewicz; 4 brothers: Alois, Pete, Valentine and Marion Igras; and 3 sisters: Mary Acord, Charlotte Lipsey and Judy Jarnutowski.