Obit: Pawlak, Lawrence (1881 - 1946)

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Surnames: Pawlak, Kasprak, Jablonski, Pletka

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/10/1946

Pawlak, Lawrence (27 JUL 1881 - 28 SEP 1946)

Lawrence Pawlak, 65, passed away at his home at Stanley, Saturday, Sept. 28, 1946, of a heart attack, after a three month illness. He was born in Poland on July 27, 1881, and came to America when a young man. In 1899 he was united in marriage to Miss Pauline Kasprak in Chicago.

He was employed as foreman on the railroad and they lived in Chicago and New Lisbon before coming to this community. They resided on their farm in the Town of Taft for 27 years before moving to Stanley four years ago.

Deceased is a son, John, who on Dec. 5, 1927, was killed in an auto accident in Chicago at the age of 25, while in the postal employ.

Surviving are his widow, two sons and two daughters, Peter of New York City; Henry of Chicago; Frances, Mrs. Tony Jablonski, Town of Taft; Helen, Mrs. Jos. Pletka of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) and nine grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Thursday morning, Oct. 2 at 8:00 o’clock at the Plombon Funeral Home Chapel and at 10:00 o’clock at St. Mary’s Church, Lublin, Rev. J. Palaszewski officiating. Interment was made in the parish cemetery.

Pallbearers were members of the Z.N.P. Society of Lublin, of which the deceased was a member.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were: Peter Pawlak, New York City; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pawlak, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Pawlak, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Casimer Pawlak, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Pawlak, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Tony Gulczenski and family, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kaliz and family, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kasprak and family, Hatley, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Kasprak, Wausau.



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