(4-19-12) Edward C. Shramek, Jr., 83, of Alma Center, WI, passed away peacefully, Thursday, April 19, 2012, at the home of his daughter and surrounded by family, while under the care of Black River Memorial Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, April 26, 2012, 11:00 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Alma Center. Father Emmanuel Famiyeh will be officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Alma Center. Family and friends are invited for visitation, Wednesday, April 25, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a rosary starting at 7:45 p.m., at Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, Hixton, WI. Family and friends are also invited for visitation Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of mass at church. Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home of Hixton is assisting the family with arrangements.