Obit: Kralcik, Anton (1916 - 2012)
Surnames: Kralcik, Hurak, Fasse, Horacek, Potts, Miller
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 04/26/2012
Kralcik, Anton (17 SEP 1916 - 24 APR 2012)
Kralcik, age 95, of Abbotsford, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at the Colonial
Center in Colby. A funeral service will be held Friday, April 27, 2012 at 7:00
PM at the Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. A visitation will be
held from 5:00 PM until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be
in the St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery, Milan.
Anton was born September 17, 1916 to John and Veronica (Hurak) Kralcik in the Town of Colby. Anton was a graduate of Colby High school and he spent two years at a CCC Camp at Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin. He later was employed at a Milan area cheese factory.
On March 8, 1941 Anton was drafted into the U.S. Army. He was sent to eastern U.S. and on January 31, 1942 was deployed to the Central Pacific where he was in the Anti Aircraft Search Light Battalion, Coast Artillery, radar and chemical squad. On October 2, 1945 he returned from Iwa Jima and was honorably discharged at Camp McCoy on October 28, 1945. Following his discharge he was employed by G.E. in Chicago and later returned to the Milan area where he assisted in farm work.
Residing in Abbotsford, he was a volunteer at the Abby Nutrition Center and served as Nutrition Advisory Council Vice-President for 12 years in Abbotsford.
Anton was a member of the VFW in Wausau and presently a member of the Sawyer-Drumm American Legion Post at Edgar.
He is survived by his sister, Margaret Fasse, his brother, Edward Kralcik, and many nieces and nephews.
Anton is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers: John Kralcik and Joseph Kralcik; and his sisters: Marie Horacek, Anna Potts, Helen Potts, and Elizabeth Miller.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Sawyer-Drumm Post #393 in Edgar, Wisconsin.
The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is assisting the family with arrangements.
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