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  Strandquist - Sophie Wawrzyniak, 88, Strandquist, died on Thursday, January 13, 2005 at the Good Samaritan Center in Warren.
  Funeral services were held on Monday, January 17 at the Assumption Catholic Church in Florian, with Rev. Vincent Miller officiating. Casket bearers included Ted Wawrzyniak, Craig Wawrzyniak, Deon Wawrzyniak, Daren Wawrzyniak, Rick Warne and Jeremy Nelson. Interment was held at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Florian.
 Sophie Grebowski was born on May 10, 1916 in Augsburg Township, Marshall County, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Novacek) Grebowski. She attended country school in Augsburg Township. Her family moved to a farm near Strandquist. Sophie worked at a restaurant in Warren. On September 17, 1945, she was united in marriage to John Wawrzyniak at the Assumption Catholic Church in Florian. They made their home in Wright Township, Marshall County, where they farmed. John died in February of 1986.
 She was a member of the Assumption Catholic Church and Assumption Ladies of Florian.
 Sophie enjoyed crocheting, baking and visiting with family and friends.
 Left to mourn her passing are two sons and daughter-in-laws; Dennis and Sharol Wawrzyniak of Newfolden, and John and Annette Wawrzyniak of Strandquist, six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
 She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and three brothers, John, Joseph and Albin.