Obit: Tyznik, Walter Jr. (1923 - 2002)
Surnames: TYZNIK LUBRANT HAHN NAYES CHMIELOWIEC PPARK TWARDOWSKI
----Source: TRIBUNE-RECORD-GLEANER (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 08/07/2002
Tyznik, Walter Jr. (15 Sep 1923 - 1 Aug 2002)
Walter Tyznik Jr., 78, town of Roosevelt, died on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2002, at his home. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, at the Thorp Funeral Home. The Rev. Phillip Juza officiated. Burial was in the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Spooner. Pallbearers were Chuck Szemraj, Bobby Nayes, Fred Stephany, Steve Tyznik, Kenneth Tyznik and Alan Tyznik. Honorary pallbearer was Luci Stephany.
Walter Tyznik Jr. was born on Sept. 15, 1923, in the town of Roosevelt, to Walter Sr. and Emma (nee Lubrant) Tyznik. He attended Thorp area schools and graduated in 1941. He entered the U.S. Army and served from 1943-46. He was stationed in Florida, Washington and Georgia. He married Katherine Florence Hahn on Jan. 12, 1946. They farmed in the town of Roosevelt until retiring in 1979. He was a member of the Thorp American Legion. His interests included fishing and hunting.
Survivors include his wife, Katherine, town of Roosevelt; seven sons, Wally Tyznik, town of Roosevelt, Roy (Noreen) Tyznik, Thorp, Harold Tyznik, town of Roosevelt, Dale Tyznik, town of Roosevelt, Carl (Lisa) Tyznik, Medford, Chris (Karen) Tyznik, Thorp, and George Tyznik, Westboro; four daughters, Kathy Tyznik, Owen, Nettie (Bob Leonhardt) Nayes, Spencer, Nancy (Phil) Chmielowiec, Ladysmith, and Tammy Park, Withee; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth (Gene) Twardowski, Eau Claire; one brother, Roman (Veronica) Tyznik, Thorp; and nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; an infant son, Renard Tyznik, on Jan. 8, 1962; and one sister, Martha.
The Thorp Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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