Obit: Tlusty, Walter M. (1917 - 2011)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Brandner, Mauer, Mercier, Stefancin, Tlusty, Willger
----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, September 8, 2011, online edition
Tlusty, Walter M. (April 7, 1917 - September 6, 2011)
Walter M. Tlusty, 94, Medford, died on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at his home.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Whittlesey, with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joe Stefancin officiating.
Interment of his cremated remains will take place at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Cemetery in Whittlesey at a later date. Pallbearers are his grandsons, Adam and Eric Mauer, Michael, Robert and Jerry Mercier and Daniel Tlusty.
Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 4 p.m. until the time of the rosary service at 7 p.m., and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford assisted the family with arrangements.
----Source: Hemer Funeral Home (Medford, Taylor Co., WI) Online blog Tuesday, September 6, 2011
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH:
April 7, 1917 at the township
Winding Brook elementary school, township of Chelsea
1934 graduate of Medford High School
Graduate of Taylor County
Normal School, Medford
June 30, 1938 at OLPH Catholic
Church, Whittlesey to Margaret “Marge” Brandner and they recently celebrated
their 73rd wedding anniversary.
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE:
Following his education, he
taught elementary school at rural Taylor Co. schools from 1935-1957. They also
farmed in the townships of Chelsea and Medford having moved to the township of
Medford in 1948. He also worked for Livestock Management & Marketing of Francis
Creek, WI, Hurd Millwork, Medford Co-op, worked on a fox farm in the town of
Chelsea and for the Social Security Dept. for periods of time. He helped
organize the WI Rural Housing Co-op. He enjoyed most of all his family, hunting,
fishing, trapping, playing cards, baking, cooking, gardening and traveling.
OLPH Catholic Church,
Whittlesey where he held various offices and taught CCD classes; Catholic
Knights of Columbus; WI Rural Housing Co-op; Taylor Co. Retired Teachers; Taylor
Co. Historical Society;
Margaret “Marge” Tlusty of the
township of Medford
Judith (Richard) Mercier of Ashland
Mary (Ronald) Mauer of Delafield WI
Robert Tlusty of Wauwatosa, WI
John (Annette) Tlusty of
Son - Dennis Tlusty in 1958
NUMBER OF GRANDCHILDREN:
Richard Tlusty of Merrill
Leon (Bernice) Tlusty of
George, Lawrence, Ernest, Allen & Franklin Tlusty
Loretta Tlusty (in infancy)
OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to the family for a future designation.
For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com
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