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January 25, 2022

11/2/2021 5:29:00 AM
Lottie F. Andruscavage

Lottie F. Andruscavage, 90, of Sunshine Drive, Tomahawk, passed away Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rhinelander.

Lottie was born March 4, 1931, in Poland, to Joseph and Francis Tokarska. She was united in marriage on Oct. 13, 1951, in Milwaukee, to John B. Andruscavage, he passed away in 2005. Lottie was a faithful member of Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in Rhinelander.

Lottie wrote her life story - growing up in Poland, being held in a Russian Concentration Camp, moving around the country post World War II and finally landing in the United States. You may read the story in its entirety at

Surviving Lottie is her son, Thomas (Leslie Ashford) Andruscavage, Hartford; two grandsons, Matthew T. (Amanda) Andruscavage, Caledonia and John W. (Julie) Andruscavage, Hazelhurst. She is further survived by three great-grandchildren, Audrey, Chloe, and James, and her companion, Paul Haftarski of Rhinelander.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John and a daughter, Debbie Roering.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in Rhinelander. The family received friends at the church on Monday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11. Lottie will be buried next to her husband John in the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Union Grove, Wisconsin.

Krueger Family Funeral Home is assisting the family. You may view the obituary and share online condolences at

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