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Michael J. Wicinsky

11/16/1949 - 06/26/2024
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Michael J. Wicinsky, 74, of Winneconne, died Wednesday, June 26, 2024, while at work. He was born November 16, 1949, in Oshkosh to the late Theodore Sr. and JoAnn (Blechl) Wicinsky. Mike was a 1968 graduate of Winneconne High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army. For 28 years, he worked at Triangle Manufacturing Company in Oshkosh as a machinist and more recently in maintenance. Mike was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Winneconne and for 25 years he served as president of the Friends of St. Thomas to preserve and restore St. Thomas Church in Poygan; a project very dear to him. He was a supporter of local Village of Winneconne events, including driving in various parades. He was also a member of the Winneconne Masonic Lodge 186.

Mike is survived by his wife of 54 years, Donna (Gillick) Wicinsky; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael Wicinsky; Nick and Trisha Wicinsky; grandchildren, Courtney, Ava, Ella, and Ian, who were Mike’s greatest joy. He is also survived by in-laws, Beverly Wicinsky, Patti and Thomas Otto, Joyce and Darv Koneman, Debra and Mike Jacob, Tim Gillick, Joe Gillick; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Along with his parents, Mike was also preceded in death by a brother, Ted Wicinsky Jr.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ted Sr. and Elsie Gillick; and in-laws, Ted Jr. and Julie Gillick, Paul Materna, and Susan Gillick Adams.

A private celebration of life will be held and interment will be at a later date in the Winneconne Cemetery.

Mike ‘s family wishes to specially thank all of the employees at Triangle Manufacturing that worked to help him during his medical emergency. They also would like to thank Deacon Paul Vidmar and the Oshkosh Police Department and all staff involved with Mike’s emergency.

Mueller Funeral Home-Winneconne is assisting the family. If you wish, please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net. Any memorials in Mike’s name may be sent to: Mueller Funeral Home ATTN: Wicinsky Family 904 E. Main St. Winneconne, WI 54986        

Teresa Skaug wrote on July 8, 2024
I had the privilege of working and knowing Mike at Triangle. He helped teach me how to run/ fix some of the lazy Susan machines. We enjoyed good conversation and many many laughs. He knew how to make people feel seen and could cheer anyone up with his smile and "Good mornings". Always willing to help any way he could. Mike will be greatly missed.

Barb Mayer wrote on July 5, 2024
The world has lost someone who brought a smile to everyone around him. As one of his 50 year classmates, he will certainly be missed. Donna and family, condolences and prayers in this sad time

Tim Hewitt wrote on July 5, 2024
May the souls of the faithful rest in peace Jesus. I trust you Lots of laughs back in the mid sixty’s

Kimberly Radtke wrote on July 5, 2024
Mike was a joy to have as a customer at the Winneconne Post Office. He would always have a smile and kind word to share. He would sometimes even share his licorice that he ordered! He will be missed!

robert stamborski wrote on July 4, 2024
mike was a great guy. very serious in what ever he did. rest well

Linda & Jerry Charapata wrote on July 3, 2024
Mike was a fun loving type of guy who had a gift of talking. We enjoyed visiting with him around town or at our class reunions. Our sincere sympathy to you Donna and your family. RIP Mike.

John Achterberg wrote on July 3, 2024
So very sorry for the loss of Mike. I have known Mike for over 60 years. He was always fun to be around. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Mary Harper wrote on July 2, 2024
My deepest sympathy to all family members. Mike and his smile will be missed by many people.

Paul and Anita Zellner wrote on July 2, 2024
Dear Donna and Family: So sorry to learn about Mike’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences

Jeanne lehr wrote on July 2, 2024
So so sorry to hear of Mikes passing. Did not know he was ill so once again shocking news. Prayers for you and your family.

Ian Livingstone wrote on July 2, 2024
Sincere condolences

Cindy Von Holzen wrote on July 2, 2024
Donna, sending you sympathy, love and prayers.

Paul Olson wrote on July 2, 2024
Donna, Mike, Nick and Trish —Julie and I are very sorry for your loss of a wonderful husband, father and human being. Mike always had a smile on his face and was an extremely likable person.

Tim Gillick wrote on July 2, 2024
You raced a good race but the time has come to put the car on the trailer and head to your next quarter mile. Heaven and the perfect reaction time is waiting for you. We'll all be missing you but we will see you again in the winners circle. God's speed Mike.

Dan Kinney wrote on July 2, 2024
My deepest condolences and prayers sent to the family.

Linda Benedict Carlson wrote on July 2, 2024
My deepest sympathies to Mikes Family at this stressful time. He was my neighbor in Butte des Morts for many years when we were growing up. I have many fond memories. My heart goes out to you Donna and your children.

Mel Koneand Barbman wrote on July 2, 2024
Sorry to hear about Mike he was a great guy who always loved life he will be missed.

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