Obit: Szymanski, John (1900 - 1964)


Surnames: Szymanski, Dobrzynski, Lato, Kalka, Markowski, Barth

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/258/1964

Szymanski, John (1 OCT 1900 - 15 JUN 1964)

Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 18 for John S. Szymanski, 63, a retired farmer, who passed away of a heart attack on June 15, 1964. Rev. Ed Maselewicz officiated at the ten a.m. service and burial was made in St. Hedwig's New Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Peter Lukas, Adam Szerlong, John Wnek, Mike Strzok, Vincent Gulczynski and Walter Tyznik.

Mr. Szymanski was born Oct. 1, 1900 in Buffalo, N.Y. He was united in marriage to Louise Dobrzynski on Sept. 9, 1925 at St. Hedwig's Church, Thorp. They resided in Chicago and then for 37 years operated a farm in the town of Withee (Clark Co., Wis.) until October 1962 when they retired and moved to the city of Thorp.

Surviving are his wife, Louis; three sons, Leonard, Thorp, Richard, Greenwood, Gerald, Strum; one daughter (Florence) Mrs. Steve Lato, Thorp; two brothers, Mike and Adam Szymanski, Chicago; three sisters, (Stella) Mrs. Frank Kalka, (Helen) Mrs. Steve Markowski, both of Chicago, (Celia) Mrs. Larry Barth, Milwaukee, and eleven grandchildren.

His father passed away 26 years ago and his mother 6 years ago.

Out of town relatives and friends attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Szymanski of Strum, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Steve Markowski, Mrs. John Kalka, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Dobrzynski, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Williams, Mr. Melvin Mickolajczyk, of Chicago, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Mick, Bonnie Jean, Gilbert and Linda of Elmwood Park, Ill., Mr. Larry Barth, Mrs. Sophie Koslo of Milwaukee, Wis., Mrs. Wallace Koslo Jr. of Germanton, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dobes, employees of C.I.J., Mr. and Mrs. Richard Teclaw of Eau Claire, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Ray Teclaw of Minneapolis, Minn.

(Additional info from the 6/18/1964 Thorp Orbits)

A fine neighbor of our, John Szymanski, passed away Monday of a heart attack. Although having moved to town just a little over a year ago, he was respected and well-liked by his new neighbors. We will miss his smile and "Good Morning."



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