Obit: Rogalski, Regina Mary (1928 - 2013)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Rogalski, Rogus, Lobacz, Lee, Kurabelis, Abbas, Anderson, Jaskot, Krzyzanowski, Jakubowski

----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co, WI) 9/18/2013

Rogalski, Regina Mary (12 January 1928 - 1 September 2013)

Regina M. Rogalski, age 85, of Owen (formerly of Thorp), passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 6, 2013, at Thorp Funeral Home in Thorp. Rev. Al Jakubowski officiated and burial followed in St. Hedwig’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was held on Friday, September 6, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Regina Mary Lobacz was born on January 12, 1928, in the Town of Reseburg, rural Thorp, to Victor and Mary (Rogus) Lobacz and graduated from Thorp High School in 1945. She was united in marriage to Chester Rogalski on August 28, 1948, at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Thorp. After their marriage, Regina and Chet moved to Chicago to work. In 1957, they moved back to Thorp where they purchased the home dairy farm and raised their children. In addition to farming, Regina also worked at ITT Life Insurance Co. and at Thorpedo Restaurant. In May 2005, they moved into the city of Thorp and purchased a home where Regina resided until entering Morgan Plaza. She later move to the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen and resided there until her death. Regina’s favorite hobbies were crossword puzzles, garage sales and taking care of her beloved pets.

She is survived by one son, Ronald (Jill) Rogalski of Thorp; one son-in-law, Ron Lee of Plymouth, WI; seven grandchildren: Sara Lee-Kurabelis, Jenelle Lee-Abbas, Kevin Rogalski, Eric Rogalski, Patrick Rogalski, Nicole Anderson and Michael Anderson; three great-grandchildren: Tori Rogalski, Simra Abbas, and Shayan Abbas. She is further survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Regina was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Chester, in 2006; two daughters: Sandra Anderson in 2001 and Marie Lee in 2012; six brothers: John Lobacz, Mike Lobacz, Joe Lobacz, Stanley Lobacz, George Lobacz, and Ed Lobacz; and two sisters: Ann Jaskot and Helen Krzyzanowski.

Online condolences may be expressed at: Thorp Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.



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