Obit: Papierniak, Anton (1871 - 1965)


Surnames: Papierniak, Galinski, Wojtal, Borysiewicz, Pabich, Swansen, Holub

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/07/1965

Papierniak, Anton (4 MAY 1871 - 26 SEP 1965)

Anton Papierniak, 94 years, 4 months and 22 days, passed away at Victory Memorial Hospital, Stanley, of a stroke and other complications on Sunday, Sept. 26th, 1965.

Funeral services were held at St. Hedwig's Catholic Church here on Thursday, Sept. 30th. Father Ed Masalewicz officiated at the ten a.m. service and burial was in St. Hedwig's Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Ted, Leon, Louis and Don Papierniak, Ed Wojtal and Richard Pabich.

Mr. Papierniak, a retired farmer, was born May 4, 1871, in Jasto, Austria. He came to the states in 1883, residing in New York and Cleveland until 1894, when he came to Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) and has since resided here. On July 3, 1893 at Cleveland, Ohio, he was united in marriage to Julia Galinski, who passed away in November 1961.

Surviving are four sons: John and Louis Papierniak of Thorp, Frank Papierniak of Chicago, Anton Papierniak, Arlington, Virginia; five daughters, Marie Wojtal, Arlington, Virginia, Anna Borysiewicz, Lemont, Ill., Josephine Pabich, Thorp, Frances Swansen, Arlington, Virginia, Helene Holub, Chicago; 31 grandchildren and 54 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son Michael, in infancy, four brother, one sister and one grandson, Edward Papierniak, who was lost in action during World War II.



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