Stanley (1872 - 1939)
Surnames: Swienton, Macadlo, Kozlowski, Whipple, Kochiras, Desmonie, Stroinski
----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 07/13/1939
Swienton, Stanley (15 MAY 1872 - 9 JUL 1939)
Stanley Swienton, aged 67 years, died of carcinoma at his home in the village on Sunday, July 9th, 1939, after an illness extending over the past two years.
The deceased was born in Poland on May 15, 1872. He came to America in 1889 and was employed in a paper mill in Minneapolis for six years and where he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Macadlo in 1889. In 1893 they came to Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) where they resided for ten years and returned to Minneapolis for a period of four years, after which Mr. Swienton purchased a farm north of Thorp in the town of Withee and lived there until eight years ago, when the family moved to the village of Thorp. He was employed with the Thorp Dairy Co. until sickness made it impossible for him to work.
Surviving relatives are his widow and nine children: four sons, Frank of Thorp, John of St. Paul, Wallace of Minneapolis, Andrew of Chicago; five daughters, Mrs. John Kozlowski, Owen, Mrs. E.C. Whipple, Minneapolis, Mrs. P. Kochiras, Merrill, Mrs. S. Desmonie, Chicago, and Mrs. John Stroinski of Thorp, thirteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at St. Hedwig’s Church on Wednesday morning, Rev. Adamiak officiating and interment following in the nearby cemetery. Pallbearers were, Anton Papierniak, Jos. Bogumill, Jos. Tobola, John Wojcik, Chas. Strzok and Anton Stroinski.
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