Obit: Zaborowski, Roger T. #2 (1938 - 2011)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Zaborowski, Gebala, Poppe, Krueger, Bushman, Jasurda, Ehrendreich, Hodgins, Schafer, Stadtler, Sillampa


----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) September 28, 2011


Zaborowski, Roger T. (9 August 1938 - 26 September 2011) With Flag


Roger T. Zaborowski, age 73, of Eau Claire, formerly of Owen, passed away Monday, September 26, 2011, at his home.  His funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2011, at the Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Owen.  A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.


Roger was born August 9, 1938, in Chippewa Falls to John and Isabella (Gebala) Zaborowski.  He graduated from Gilman High School.  Roger enlisted in the Army and proudly served his country for three years.  Roger married Janet Poppe of Withee, at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland on March 29, 1958; they divorced in 1993.  He worked as a welder at Praschek Machine Company in Marshfield, then as maintenance at Northland Foods and later in life at F&C Hardwoods in Withee and Mid-Am in Greenwood. Roger was a youth house parent at Sunburst Youth Homes in Neillsville and a CNA at Clark County Health Care Center in Owen. Roger married Patricia Krueger-Bushman in Nevada on November 9, 1999.  He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and cutting wood.  He also enjoyed watching the Packers.


Roger is survived by his wife, Pat Zaborowski of Eau Claire; his children: Laurie (Michael) Jasurda and Carol Ehrendreich of Marshfield and Michael (Sheila) Zaborowski of Urbana, IL, his grandchildren: Ryan, Tyler, Jason, and Austin Jasurda: Dawn Zaborowski; William (Jessica) Ehrendreich and Lauren Ehrendreich; and Amber (Jerome) Hodgins; his great-grandchildren: Natalie and Gabriel Zaborowski, and Breanna Schafer, and a great-grandson expected in October.  He is further survived by his step-sons: Mark (Tricia) Bushman of Neillsville, Craig Bushman and Kurt Bushman, both of Greenwood; his step-grandchildren: Joshua, Mariah, Zachary and Andrew Bushman; and Aiden Stadtler.  He is also survived by his brother, William (Elaine) Zaborowski of New Berlin; mother-in-law, Louis Krueger of Chippewa Falls; brothers-in-law: James Krueger of OH and Robert (Jovita) Krueger of CA; his former sister-in-law, Beverly (Carl) Sillampa; and brothers-in-law: Robert (Julia) Poppe, Boone Poppe, and Jack (Patricia) Poppe and nieces and nephews.


Roger is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Thomas Alan Zaborowski; his father-in-law, LaVern Krueger; and former mother and father-in-law, Robert and Violet Poppe.



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