Timothy F. Bednarz arrived at his heavenly home to be forever with his Savior, Jesus Christ on October 25, 2015 following a three year extended illness.
As his passion and joy, he worked to fulfill God’s purpose and direction for his life in being of service to others, and helping them as much as could, for as long as he could throughout his earthly stay.
Timothy was born June 8th, 1951 in Maywood, New Jersey. His family later moved to Hackensack, New Jersey where he then graduated from Xavier High School in New York City. He received a B.A. degree from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. and a specialized statistical Masters Degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in Cleveland, Ohio. He moved to Wisconsin Rapids in 1986, and onto Stevens Point in 1991. He later earned a Doctorate degree, which led him into business consulting, and culminated in the authoring of numerous professional self-development books as well as creating, developing and implementing online corporate learning courses and programs.
Timothy leaves behind his loving wife Shirley; two step-children Gregory Bednarz and Sherry (David) Baldwin; his brother Christopher (Eileen) Bednarz in Guadalajara Mexico; sister Rosemary Bednarz in Cincinnati Ohio; brother-in-law Dale (Linda) Fausch; sister-in-law Peggy (Scott) Keating; numerous nieces and nephews and a special family friend, Monika Pawlak.
Funeral services for Timothy will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday October 30, 2015 at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids. Rev. David Kurek will officiate the service. The family will greet relatives and friends on Friday from 10:00 – 11:00 AM. Internment will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery in Wisconsin Rapids.
The family extends a very grateful thank you to all of Timothy’s caregivers, especially those at Saint Joseph’s Oncology Department, staff members of Saint Michael’s Hospital and those at Froedert Hospital in Milwaukee, WI. A special acknowledgement of appreciated is given to his home care services network.