Obit: Balicki, Mary (1874 - 1951)
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Surnames: Balicki, Chilewicz, Milewski, Rubisch, Dodd, Slupski, Mytnik

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 02/01/1951

Balicki, Mary (30 NOV 1874 - 28 JAN 1951)

Mrs. Mary Balicki, 76, of the Town of Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital at Chippewa Falls on Sunday, Jan. 28th, 1951, of old age infirmities. Funeral services will be held today (Thursday) at St. Hedwig’s Church at ten o’clock in the morning. An obituary will be published next week.

(Follow on in 2/8/1951 Thorp Courier)

Funeral services were held at St. Hedwig’s Church last Thursday morning at ten o’clock for Mrs. Mary Balicki, 76, Fathers Francis Piekarski, J. Waslejewski and Jerome Kamla officiating. Mrs. Balicki passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital at Chippewa Falls on Jan. 28th of old age infirmities.

Mary Chilewicz was born on Nov. 30, 1874, in Biala Podlaska, Poland, where she attained the age of womanhood. In the year 1891 she was united in marriage to Joseph Balicki in Poland and two years later they came to America, residing for a time in Menomonee, Mich. And Chicago. In 1899 they came to Thorp and located on a farm in the Township of Withee, where she lived until death. Mr. Balicki passed away 29 years ago, and Mrs. Balicki continued to operate the farm with her family until 1945 when she turned it over to her son Malen.

The deceased was a member of the Holy Rosary Society of St. Hedwig’s Church and the Third Order of St. Francis.

She is survived by six sons, Malen and William of Thorp, Anthony and Charles of Chicago, Walter of Los Angeles, Calif., and Henry of Withee; three daughters, Helen, Mrs. Anton Milewski and Harriet, Mrs. Al Rubisch of Withee, and Alvina, Mrs. Lawrence Dodd of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; one sister, Mrs. Sophia Slupski, Stevens Point, and one step-sister, Mrs. Mayme Mytnik, Chicago, 16 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

She was laid to rest in St. Hedwig’s Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Gedmon Mikolainis, Stanley Mamayek, John Balcer, Bruno Jarocki, Frank Hoffman and Jon Wegner.



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