Lawrence A Krak, 89 of Gilman, died Friday, April 26, 2013 at
the Gilman Care Center. He was born on December 7, 1923
to the late Michael and Mary (Kotecki) Krakowiecki.
Lawrencewas born and raised in Gilman graduating from Gilman High.
He went to study computer science at UW-EC and later Notre
Dame. Lawrence served his country during WWII in the army.
After his time in the service he returned to work in the
Minneapolis area until returning to Gilman in the late 70’s to
aid his father.
Lawrence was an avid outdoorsman and in later years was
instrumental in seeing the Timber Wolf removed from the
endangered species list. He also enjoyed tennis (in his
younger years), gardening and was a fan of all Wisconsin
He is survived by many cousins and friends.
A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, April
30, 2013 at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Gilman
with Father Madanu Sleeva Raju officiating. Burial will follow in
the parish cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to
services at the church. The Gilman Funeral Home assisted