Mary Lee Wiza, age 71, of Stevens Point, died on Friday, January 25, 2019, at her residence.
She was born on October 1, 1947, in Stevens Point, a daughter of Edward and Margaret (Lepinski) Kotlewski. Mary was united in marriage to James Peter Wiza on May 14, 1966, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Stevens Point.
Mary attended St. Peter Middle School and graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School. She was the secretary of the Wisconsin State Lions Club organization for many years.
Mary enjoyed traveling with her friends Leslie Peters and Phyllis Burant, shopping, cooking, and making “The Best Damn Potato Salad in the World”. Her greatest joy was being with her family, but especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her four children; Michael (Christine) Wiza, Scott Wiza, Rebecca (James) Kawleski and Jodi (Todd) Biadasz; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Matowitz and Kathleen (Larry) Grulkowski; along with numerous other relatives and friends.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband James; two babies called to heaven before birth; and her best friend Phyllis Burant.
Funeral services will be at the Pisarski Funeral Home, 703 Second St., Stevens Point at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, from 3 p.m. until the time of the service.
A Rosary Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Private family burial will be at Guardian Angel Cemetery.
The Pisarski Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.