Michael Roman Waletzki, 83, formerly of Fountain City, passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2023, at
Onalaska Care Center under the care of St. Croix Hospice.
Mike was born January 16, 1940 to Michael and Rose (Sova) Waletzki. He married Irene Husman at St.
Stanislaus Catholic Church in Arcadia on August 22, 1959. Together the couple farmed in rural Fountain
City and raised four children: Michael J., James, Laurie, and Lynda. Mike worked side by side with Irene
on their family farm, milking cows, raising pigs, and operating a dog kennel for over 35 years. He loved
to do yard work when he wasn’t working in the fields and watch WWE wrestling. He was a member of
Immaculate Conception Parish in Fountain City, and a previous member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church
in Arcadia.
Mike is survived by his sons: Michael J. (Donna) Waletzki of Pine Creek and James Waletzki of Grygla,
MN; daughter: Lynda (Tracy) Reyes of Arcadia; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Roseann
Walinski; and sister-in-law: Susan Husman.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Irene; daughter: Laurie Keeler; brothers: Andrew,
Roman, Clifford, and Ernie; sisters: Theresa Lisowski and Mary Ruth Hauge; sister-in-law: Beverly
Kimmel; and brothers-in-law: Wayne and Donald Husman.
Mass of Christian Burial for Mike will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2023, at Holy Family
Catholic Parish in Arcadia with Father Kyle Laylan officiating. Family and friends are welcome for
visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service at church. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Catholic
Cemetery, Arcadia. To express condolences to his family online and for more information, please visit

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