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Andrew "Andy" J. Check

April 7, 1932 ~ September 27, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Andrew "Andy" Check Obituary

Andrew “Andy” J. Check, 91, Wausau passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 while under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services at Wellington Place, Wausau.

He was born April 7, 1932 in Rosholt, son of the late Barney and Regina (Omernik) Check.  On July 7, 1956 he married Alice Falkowski at St. Florian Catholic Church, Hatley.  She preceded him in death on September 30, 1994.

For many years Andy worked at Marathon Electric until his retirement.  Some of his favorite pastimes included fishing, polka dancing and gardening.

Andy proudly served his country in the United States Army.

Survivors include his children, Randy (Kathy) Check, Rhinelander, Suzette (Mark) Peter, Wausau, Dean (Renee) Check, Ringle and Janell (Mike) Nelson, Fairplay, CO, 15 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, one brother, Wally (Linda) Check, Stevens Point, sister-in-law, Elaine Check, Rosholt and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Grace (Harry) Pliska, Terry (Bill) Gorski, Betty (Gene) Sullivan, Mary (Larry) Wanserski, Josephine (Joe) Pallen, Victoria Check, Thomas (Martha) Check, Hank (Evelyn) Check, Nick (Ceil) Check, Barney (Patricia) Check and Joey Check.

A private family graveside service will be held at St. Florian Catholic Cemetery, Hatley.  Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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