Obit: Rychnovsky, Edward #2 (1917 - 2006)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Rychnocsky, Herdliska, Brown, Kutsche, Anderson

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) January 16, 2006

Rychnovsky, Edward (26 Nov. 1917 - 14 Jan. 2006)

Edward Rychnovsky

Edward Rychnovsky, 88, of Neillsville died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at the Memorial Medical Center in Neillsville, Wis.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville, Wis. Interment will be in Neillsville City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Rychnovsky was born Nov. 26, 1917, in Wilbur, Neb., the son of John and Caroline (Herdliska) Rychnovsky. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on Nov. 7, 1941, and served during World War II in Normandy, northern France and Germany, earning the rank of technical sergeant. He earned the Bronze Star from Maj. Gen. Albert E. Brown on May 27, 1945, for his outstanding leadership and courage. He spent 36 months in the European Theater, where he was connected with the 11th Infantry Regiment of the Red Diamond Division. After his discharge, he spent a few years in the National Guard.

Ed married Ruth Kutsche on May 1, 1948, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville, Wis. Along with his brothers, Ed owned Rychnovsky Brothers Dodge Car Dealership for 35 years, retiring in 1986.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth; one son, Scott (Donna) Rychnovsky of Columbus; one daughter, Lori (Mark) Anderson of Altoona; two grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Edward's family with arrangements.


Re: Obit: Rychnovsky, Edward #2 (1917 - 2006)

Contact: adella Sturges

My grandmother was Frances Rychnovsky and I am wondering if anyone has done much on the Rychnovsky. I would like to be in contact with them



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