Mary “Reggie” Smoczyk, 89, formerly of Stanley, died on
July 5th, 2017 at the Wisconsin Veteran’s Home in
Chippewa Falls. She was born on September 7, 1927 at her
family home to the late Michael and Anna (Slowiak) Symbal.
Reggie grew up in the Junction area and graduated from
Stanley High in 1946. She married Peter Smoczyk on May
18, 1946 at St. Mary’s Czestochowa Catholic Church.
Grandma Reggie made many “one of a kind” birthday cakes
for her Grandchildren over the years.  Grandma’s
extraordinary cake creations ranged from a tea pot with tea
cups, a Lhasa Apso puppy, as well as too many doll and
super hero cakes to count.  Reggie’s family could always
count on her to whip up their personal favorite meals when
they were coming for a visit – all prepared with her loving
She is survived by her children, Christine (Steve Beard)
Benson of Appleton, Greg (Jody) Smoczyk of Chippewa
Falls, Debbie (Adolf) Hendriks of Appleton, Matt (Jeanne)
Smoczyk of Altoona, Mike (Cheryl) Smoczyk of Wyoming,
MN and Pete (Cindy) Smoczyk of Cadott, a son in law, Ken
Kraft of Medford, 13 grandchildren, Brenda and Breanne
Kraft, Gregory (Megan), Mark and Christopher Smoczyk,
Marissa (Aaron) Hunnel, Jenna, Jordan and Amber
Smoczyk, Megan and Molly Smoczyk and Anthony and
Ashley Smoczyk and  3 great grandchildren. Reggie is
preceded in death by her husband (2014), her parents,
children, Judy Kraft, Connie Barnes and infant Daniel and
her siblings, Louise Skaja, Rose Fuka, Helen Gutowski,
Agnes Sado, Ted and Joseph Symbal.
A funeral mass will be at 11AM, July 8th at Holy Family
Catholic Church with Father                                      
Baskaran officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Family Catholic
Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9AM until time of departure
to church Saturday morning at the Plombon Funeral Home
with a 9 AM parish Rosary.