Martha A. Bombinski, of Antigo, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Unity Hospice in De Pere. She was 98 years old. She was born on February 23, 1919 in Antigo, a daughter of the late Martin and Clara (Spychalla) Koszarek. She married Carl Bombinski on July 8, 1950 at St. Hyacinth Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on July 22, 2011.
She attended Sunnyside school, St. Hyacinth Catholic School and Antigo High School.
After high school she was a farm hand on the family farm and later became a homemaker for the Portman family. She then worked at Weinbrenner Shoe Company factory for nine years. She was a book keeper and salesperson for the family business, Electronics, Radio and TV in Antigo retiring in 1984.
She was a member of SS. Mary and Hyacinth Catholic Parish and the Rosary Society.
She will be remembered for her fabulous gardens. The produce from her gardens was lovingly shared with family and friends.
Martha enjoyed playing cards, watching the Green Bay Packers games, needle point, crocheting and hosting the Koszarek family at the holidays. In her retirement she enjoyed traveling to Hawaii and Europe with Carl.
Survivors include a son, Raymond Bombinski of Fond du Lac; three daughters, Marsha (Richard) Kowalski of Burlington, Carolyn Bombinski of Green Bay and Janice (Roy) Zuege of Greenville; three grandchildren; five sisters, Sr. Jane Frances Koszarek, Sr. Irene Koszarek, Sr. Anne Koszarek, Sr. Elizabeth Koszarek all of Stevens Point, Mary (Jerome Wuller) Koszarek, Webster Grove, Mo.; two brothers Msgr. Paul Koszarek, Crandon and Martin (Toshie) Koszarek, Yonkers, N.Y.; many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by brothers, Rev. Thaddeus, Steve (Anne), Alexander (Dorothy), Andrew, Thomas, and Louis (Josephine); three sisters,, Clara (Gordon) Mayo, Rose (Redmond) Marchel and Florence (Theodore) Hoffman.
A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, March 29 at 11 a.m. at SS Mary and Hyacinth Catholic Church with Msgr. Paul Koszarek officiating. Burial will take place in the Queen of Peace Cemetery, Antigo. Visitation will Wednesday, March 29 at the Bradley Funeral Home from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.