Obit: Pozega, Frank #3 (1923 - 2008)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Pozega, Samson, Olson, McCarn, Binkley, Gertz, Sacket, Diercks

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) June 25, 2008

Pozega, Frank (8 November 1923 - 18 June 2008)

Frank Pozega, 84, of Willard died Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Frank was born November 8, 1923, at his home in Willard, the son of Thomas and Anna (Samson) Pozega. He attended the Blackberry Grade School in Willard and helped on the family farm. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Olson March 4, 1945, in Neillsville. Frank worked part-time for a feed mill and a cheese factory but spent his entire life working hard on the family farm milking by hand. Frank was well-known for his love of animals and had several pet deer, raccoons and other various animals over the years.

When not working, Frank enjoyed hunting, smelt fishing and his sweets, ice cream and candy.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy; their children, David (Sue) Pozega of Hugo, MN, Frank (Polly) Pozega of Duluth, MN, Gary Pozega of Willard, Larry Pozega of Willard, Duane (Pat) Pozega of Neillsville, Tommy (Laurie) Pozega of Willard, Ronny Pozega of Willard, Dawn Pozega of Willard and Lori (Mike McCarn) Binkley of Glenwood City; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren (with two on the way); and two sisters, Christine Gertz of Anoka, MN, and Ann Sacket of Neillsville.

He was preceded in death by a son, Kenny, two brothers and six sisters.

A funeral service for Frank was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2008, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Burial was in the Willard Cemetery.

Casket bearers were his grandsons, Jeremy Pozega, Christ Pozega, Jason Pozega, Brent Diercks, Kevin Binkley and Kody Binkley.

The Gesche Funeral Home assisted the family with funeral arrangements.



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