Stanley (1890 - 1933)
Surnames: SZERLONG MASTY PERSAK PRZYBYLSKI
----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 12/14/1933
Szerlong, Stanley (12 APR 1890 - 5 DEC 1933)
Stanley Szerlong, son of Mrs. Philomena Szerlong of the town of Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), was fatally injured when a Plymouth Sedan, driven by Herman Wuersel of Downers Grove, Chicago, struck him about five o’clock last week Tuesday evening, on Manheim Road. He was taken to the hospital at Melrose Park where he died four hours later.
Mr. Szerlong was returning from work, had left the bus line and was walking towards hi home at Bensonville, Ill., a suburb of Chicago.
Stanley Szerlong was born on April 12, 1890 at Minneapolis and came to Thorp with his parents in 1893, locating in the town of Withee. He served with Co. L. 128th Inf., 32nd Division during the World’s War, enlisting with the Thorp and Stanley boys in 1917, going to Camp Douglas, Waco, Texas, and then overseas. In October 1919 he was united in marriage with Miss Josephine Masty of the town of Withee, which union was blessed with three children, Lucille, age 13, Rose 11, Stanley Jr. 9. About 12 years ago the couple moved to Chicago and became residents of Bensonville, Ill. Recently.
Besides his wife and children he leaves to mourn his untimely death, his mother, Mrs. Philomena Szerlong, Thorp; four brothers, Frank of Galesburg, Ill.; John of Norwich, Conn.; Michael and Adam of Thorp; two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Persak of Milwaukee, and Mrs. Anna Przybylski of Thorp.
The funeral was held Saturday at St. Stephen’s Church, Rev. Burbacz officiating, interment taking place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Elmwood Park.
Deceased was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars who conducted services at the cemetery, and members of the Polis National Alliance Society to which he also belonged, acted as pallbearers.
Those from here who attended the funeral we
Re: Mrs. Philomena Szerlong, Mike Szerlong, Mrs. Val Przybylski, Mr. and Mrs. Ig. Przybylski, Mrs. Paul Zwolinski and Mrs. Fran Wiczawski.
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