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Thursday, December 10, 2020
Starts at 11:00am
Jerome J. “Jerry” Glowacki, age 80 of Sauk Centre, formerly of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at the Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta, Minnesota.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 10 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Rev. Greg Paffel officiating. The Mass will be live streamed and can be viewed at the bottom of this obituary. A private inurnment will be St. Hedwig's Cemetery in Thorp, Wisconsin at a later date. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.
There will be no visitation prior to the Mass.
Jerome John Glowacki was born September 10, 1940 in Thorp, Wisconsin to Thaddeus and Helen (Twarowski) Glowacki. Jerry earned an associate degree in electronics from DeVry Technical College in Chicago, Illinois. He married Joan Clark on May 8, 1965 at St. Florian Catholic Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Jerry was employed at University of Wisconsin Madison for 30 years. They resided in the Madison, Wisconsin area and in 1980 they bought a farm in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin where Jerry and Joan raised sheep. Since 2011 they had resided in Sauk Centre.
He was a member of St. Mary's of the Lake Catholic Church in Westport, Wisconsin, St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Mazomanie, Wisconsin, St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sauk Centre, and the Knights of Columbus. Jerry was very sociable and enjoyed visiting with family and friends.
Survivors include his three children, Michael (Gulnara) Glowacki of Madison, Wisconsin, Elizabeth "Lisa" (Chris) Lawinger of Sauk Centre, and Nicole (Mark Daniels) Glowacki of Lino Lakes; three grandchildren, Chase Lawinger, Natalie and Emmett Daniels; and many loving relatives and friends.
Jerry was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Glowacki on April 2, 2014; parents; and brothers, Thomas Glowacki in 1950 and Theodore Glowacki in 2002.
Urn bearer will be Michael Glowacki, cross bearer will be Natalie Daniels and scripture bearer will be Emmett Daniels.
Memorials are preferred to Holy Family School in Sauk Centre.