Ernest “Chuck” Stankowski, 59, Wausau passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
He was born February 2, 1962, in Wausau, son of the late Ernest and Mary (Osterbrink) Stankowski. On June 23, 1984, he married Donna J. Werkheiser at St. Paul Catholic Church, Mosinee. They later divorced but remained friends.
For almost 29 years Chuck worked at Wausau Window and Wall Systems and later went to work for NORLEN Incorporated for 5 plus years. Some of his favorite pastimes included hunting, fishing; especially on the Monday night league and watching the Green Bay Packers. Family was very important to Chuck, and he valued the time he spent with his children, nieces, nephews and friends.
Survivors include his children, Zachary Stankowski, Aniwa and Brianna (Chad) Borman, Holland, MN, two grandchildren, Kayli and Rysley Borman, his beloved ex-wife, Donna Stankowski, his siblings, Diane Jensen, Golden, CO; Frank (Tina), Weston; Raymond (Sharon), Wausau; Joe (Karen), Amherst; Gene (Cindy), Schofield; Linda Lepak, Weston; Roger (Mary), Marathon; Randy (Melody), Wausau; Christine "Tina" (Rick) Lang, Wausau; Jeff (Jeanette), Marathon; brother- in-law, Ron Lepak; sister-in-law Wanda Stankowski; sister-in-law Pam Stankowski; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Ronnie, one brother- in-law, Roger Jensen and two nephews, Jeremy and James Stankowski.
Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. Friday, November 19, 2021, at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon. The Rev. Brent Moody will officiate. Private family burial will be in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Halder. Visitation will be held on Friday from 3:00 p.m. until the time of services all at the Marathon funeral home. There will be a rosary service at 5:30 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com
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