Obit: Szymoniak, Stanley S. (1913 - 2004)
Contact: Leon G. Konieczny
----Sources: Thorp Courier, September, 2004
Stanley S. Szymoniak
Stanley S. Szymoniak, age 91, of Lublin, died at Oakbrook Health and Rehab in Thorp, on Saturday, September 25, 2004. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Lublin. Father Phillip Juza officiated and burial followed in St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was held at the Thorp Funeral Home on Monday, September 27, 2004 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and at church on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
Stanley Steven Szymoniak was born on April 17, 1913, in Bellinger, WI, the son of Joseph and Anistasia (Kozyk) Szymoniak. He ws raised on the family farm and received his education in Lublin. As a young man, Stanley worked in the C.C.C. camps for a short time and then moved to Chicago where he worked in various factories. On December 26, 1936 he was united in marriage to Victoria Symbal in Chicago. They lived in Chicago until 1943, at which time they moved to a farm in the Town of Roosevelt. In 1946, they moved to a different farm, near Bellinger, and farmed there until 1952. They moved back to Chicago and Stanley worked as a construction laborer, from Northern Builders, until his retirement in 1975. They moved back to the Town of Roosevelt and built a home south of Bellinger. His wife Victoria died on April 4, 1978. Stanley was united in marriage to Wanda Wynimko on May 30, 1981 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Lublin. They moved to Morgan Plaza, in Thorp in the fall of 2001 and lived there until entering Oakbrook Nursing and Rehab in March of 2003. He was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church and had many interests, but especially loved hunting, fishing, traveling, spending time in the woods, playing cards, bowling, and playing baseball in his younger years. Stanley was a man who was deeply committed to his family and had a wonderful sense of humor.
He will be sadly missed by his wife Wanda of Thorp; one daughter Sonja Peters of Wood Dale, IL; two step daughters: Diane Brodbeck of Green Bay; Nancy Ehrilchman of LaCross; one step son Joe Wynimko of Bloomer; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Victoria; two brothers: Walter and Edmund and one sister Joesphine Dubrowski.
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