Taken from: Stevens Point Daily Journal April 11, 1939
William ADAMCZAK, 68, of the town of Stockton, better known as William ADAMS, died Monday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at his farm home one and one-half miles south-west of Arnott. Although he had been in poor health for several years, his death followed a heart attack and a confinement to bed of only a few days.
Mr ADAMCZAK, was born January 7, 1871 in Poland. He came to this country at the age of 12 with his parents, Mr and Mrs Peter ADAMCZAK, who located in Stevens Point. During his early manhood he went to Bessemer, Michigan, to work in the iron mines, continuing in this work until his marriage. He was married in Plover to Miss Agnes FABISIAK of Plover on October 8,1898.
After his marriage he returned, with his wife, to Bessemer where he was a member of the police force. A few years later they returned to Portage county and Mr ADAMCZAK established a business in Plover which he operated for several years. About 27 years ago he began farming and has been located at the present farm home the past 23 years.
Surviving are his wife, eight children, Mrs Ben GOLKA and Ben of Plover, Peter of Stockton, Johanna, Henry, and William, Jr, at home, Mrs Ed MANSAVAGE, 932 Franklin Street and Leone of Milwaukee; two sisters, Mrs Walter ROSZAK of Plover and Mrs Marcina KOCZOROWSKI of Toledo, Ohio, and 21 grandchildren. A son, John, died in 1929.
Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10:00 o'clock at St Bronislawa's Church at Plover. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
The body is at the Prais funeral home and will be taken Wednesday afternoon to the family home. The rosary will be said tonight at 8 o'clock at the funeral home and Wednesday and Thursday nights at the same time at the ADAMCZAK home.
Mr ADAMCZAK was a member of St Joseph's society of St Bronislawa's Church.