Obit: LaFlex, Felicia (1923 - 2001)
Surnames: LAFLEX DJUBENSKI ZALEWSKI ORTH MASLANKA ZARANSKI
----Source: TRIBUNE-RECORD-GLEANER (Loyal, Wis.) 01/02/2002
LaFlex, Felicia C. (14 JAN 1923 - 29 DEC 2001)
Felicia "Fanny" C. LaFlex, 78, Thorp, Clark County, Wis., died on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2001, at Victory Medical Center, Stanley. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2nd, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Willard. The Rev. Joseph Follmar officiated. Pallbearers were Jerry Teclaw, Butch LaFlex, Chuck Barnes, Gerry Maslanka, Robert Maslanka and Dennis Djubenski. Burial was in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery.
Felicia Cecelia Djubenski was born on Jan. 14, 1923, in Willard, Clark County, to Michael and Katherine (nee Zaranski) Djubenski. She was raised on the family farm in Willard and educated at North Mound School. After her education, she worked as a nanny for Dr. Johnson in Withee. She moved to St. Paul and worked at a sewing factory. She then moved to Chicago and worked for Idelman Battery Hydrometers. She then moved to Milwaukee and worked at a sewing factory, Q-P Diner and the Broadway Grill. She moved back to Willard and married Oliver Clayton LaFlex on Sept. 9, 1950, at Holy Family Catholic Church. She and her husband farmed south of Thorp until he died on Oct. 8, 1975. She then went to work in the bakery at Pabich's Super Market in Thorp, until she retired in 2000. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and its PCCW, and KSKJ Lodge #136. Her interests included spending time with her family, gardening, flowers, birds and crocheting dolls.
Survivors include one brother, Andrew (Clarabelle) Djubenski, Greenwood; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Oliver; her parents; four brothers, John Djubenski, Stanley Djubenski, Michael Djubenski and Roger Djubenski; four sisters, Stasha Djubenski, Antonia Orth, Rose Zalewski and Mary Maslanka.
The Thorp Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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