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Anthony “Tony” Janiak

Jul 24, 1946 - Apr 24, 2024

Anthony “Tony” Janiak, 77, Oconto Falls, died Wednesday morning, April 24, 2024 at home.  He was born July 24, 1946 in West Allis to Henry “Fritz” and Joyce (Newstrom) Janiak.  The family lived in Amberg before moving to Abrams where Tony attended Oconto Falls Public Schools, graduating with the class of 1964.  Tony lived in Abrams for most of his life where he lived on the family farm and began a long career as a semi-truck driver.

On November 7, 1998 he married Gayle Fabry in Pulaski.  Following their marriage, the couple made their home in Oconto Falls where Tony was employed at Pioneer Metal Finishing in Green Bay for over 25 years.  He was a member of Kingdom Hall in Oconto Falls.

Survivors are his devoted wife of 25 years, Gayle Janiak; their children, Todd Janiak, Troy (Kristy) Janiak, Toni Rae Lang, Teri (Matt) Athey, Tami (Dick) Hallam, Pam (husband, Mark Schliawski) Anderson and Laura Anderson; 17 grandchildren, four great grandchildren; three siblings, Lynn Landreth, Ralph (Annette Schlotman) Janiak and Annette Bitter; one sister-in-law, Christine Janiak; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Tami Janiak, one brother Michael, one brother-in-law Ken Bitter and sister-in-law Janice Janiak.

Visitation with urn present to be held after 11:00 AM Saturday, May 4, 2024 at Kingdom Hall in Oconto Falls until memorial services at 1:00 PM Saturday with his friend, Brother Howard Christensen presiding.  Burial will take place at a later date in Hickory Cemetery, Town of Maple Valley.


Saturday May 4, 2024, after 11:00 AM until time of service at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses [map]

Memorial Service

Saturday May 4, 2024, 1:00 PM at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses [map]

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