Obit: Tichy, Stephen (1907 - 1990)



----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 09/05/1990

Tichy, Stephen (1907 - 1990)

Stephen Tichy, 82, Neillsville, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 1990, at Neillsville Memorial Hospital, Neillsville. Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 31, 1990, at 2 p.m. at Gesche Funeral Home Inc., Neillsville. Rev. Thomas LaChapelle officiated and burial was in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Family served as pallbearers.

Stephen Tichy was born Dec. 7, 1907, in Chicago, Ill., to Alois and Frances (nee Pasada) Tichy. He received his education in Meadow View School. After school he worked on area farms. He farmed in Humbird from 1931 - 34, when he moved to a farm in Alma Center. He married Margaret E. Newton June 26, 1934, in Alma Center. She survives. In 1943, he and his wife moved to Neillsville and farmed there until 1961. He worked road construction for three years. They then moved to Libertyville, Ill., where he was a security guard for International Harvester. He retired from there in Jan. 1976. He and his wife then returned to Neillsville, where he did odd jobs and was very involved in the Senior Citizens Center. He was a member of the Neillsville Kiwanis Club.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret one son, Robert Tichy, Marshfield two daughters, Mrs. Eugene (Carlotta) Romsas, Pewaukee and Mrs. Richard (Elvina) Thompson, Rochester, Minn. three sisters, Mrs. Ann Sladek, Neillsville Mrs. Andy (Helen) Dasko, Neillsville and Mrs. Leroy (Emily) Billings, LeClaire, Iowa two brothers, Charles Tichy, La Crosse and Louis Tichy, Valparaiso, Ind. and seven grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Fanny.

Gesche Funeral Home Inc., Neillsville, handled the arrangements.



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