Obit: Jamrok, Edward Michael #2 (1925 - 2008)

Contact: R. Lipprandt

Surnames: Bowman, Fitzlaff, Franklin, Jamrok, Myslivy

----Source: The Record - Review (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI), May 14, 2008, Online Edition

Jamrok, Edward Michael (November 1, 1925 - April 20, 2008)

Edward Michael Jamrok, 82, died unexpectedly Sunday April 20, 2008 at his home in Holcombe, WI .

Edward was born November 1, 1925 in Chicago, Ill., a son of Vincent and Anna (Myslivy) Jamrok. He attended Tildon High School and Lane Technical in Chicago. Following his education, Edward enlisted in the US Navy, serving during WWII on the USS LaGrange as a second class gunners mate.

Edward and Rose Mae Fitzlaff were married on June 10, 1949 at St Gall's Catholic Church in Chicago.

The couple lived in the Chicago area where Edward was employed as a diesel truck mechanic for Consolidated Freightways until the time of his retirement. Edward also volunteered on the Pleasantdale Fire Department and later served as Fire Commissioner. Upon retirement the couple moved to a lake home in Holcombe.

Edward was very capable and independent. He enjoyed maintaining and fixing things around their properties, playing cards, square dancing, and hunting. Edward was a life-long member of the Dorchester American Legion Post #517 and of the IAM Local #701 in Chicago.

He is lovingly survived by his wife, Rose; children, Roseanne Jamrok Bowman, Interlochen, MI, Thomas (Judy) Jamrok, Glen Ellyn, IL , William (Debbie) Jamrok, Houston, TX, and Richard (Diane) Jamrok, Cedar Rapids, IA; and his grandchildren, Melissa, Elise, Jeffrey, Amanda, Quinn, Ashleigh and Madeline.

Edward was preceded in death by brothers; John, Frank, Joseph, Lefty, Mickey, Ray, Adolph and sisters; Fran and Sophia.

His children and grandchildren will dearly miss his unconditional love.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at St Louis Catholic Church. Fr. Benjamin Franklin will preside. Family will greet friends from 8 - 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Maurina - Schilling Funeral Home, Dorchester, WI. Burial with military honors conducted by the Leach-Paulson American Legion Post #517 will be at the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been set up for those wishing to make an expression of sympathy in Edward’s name with The American Heart Association

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