Monica Ann Bartishofski, age 36, passed away February 14, 2014 as a result of a car accident. She was very active in Special Olympics – Rhinelander 2-05. Monica did swimming, bocce, bowling, cross country skiing in which she won many ribbons (1st, 2nd & 3rd) in area events and on the state level many gold, silver & bronze medals. She was the biggest Packer fan anyone could imagine. Having gone to some games at Lambeau field and she watched every game possible on T. V. Not to mention Brewers on the radio all summer long. She also was a global messenger for the Special Olympics going to different events and organization speaking about Special Olympics. In high school Monica played volleyball and basketball on the high school team. She had the most positive outlook on life and always has a big smile and a hardy hello to all.
Monica is survived by her father, Anthony, her brother, Todd (Sarah), her two nieces, Zoe and Josie and many cousins, aunts, uncles and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Sandra, her paternal grandparents, Anthony and Violet.
A Memorial Mass with be Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:00am at Nativity of Our Lord ~ St. Mary's with Father Tom Thakadipuram officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to mass at the church. The family asks that everyone wear Packer attire in honor of Monica. Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home, 715-365-4343 is assisting the family with arrangements. All are invited to light a candle and leave an online condolence at hildebrandfh.com.