Obit: Slowatyniec, Theodore J. "Ted" (1938 – 2019)

Surnames: Slowatyniec, Slawatyniec, VanDeLoo, Dudra, Lane, Warning, Brendernihl, Giwojna, Abramczak, Hazuga

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 18 Sep 2019

Slowatyniec, Theodore J. "Ted" (18 APR 1938 – 10 SEP 2019)

Theodore J. 'Ted' Slowatyniec, age 81, of Neenah, WI, formerly of Thorp, WI, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Thorp Funeral Home, in Thorp. Pastor Randy VanDeLoo will officiate and burial will follow in Eidsvold Cemetery, rural Stanley, WI. Military rites will be conducted by Thorp American Legion Post #118. Visitation will be held at Thorp Funeral Home, on Saturday, from 9 a.m. until time of service.

Theodore Jerome Slowatyniec (a.k.a. HL Old George) was born on April 18, 1938 in the Town of Reseburg, rural Thorp, WI, the son of Michael and Mary (Dudra) Slowatyniec. He was raised and received his education in the Thorp area. Ted was united in marriage to Joyce M. Lane on September 10, 1962, in Neillsville, WI. He entered the U.S. Army on September 19, 1961 and served until his honorable discharge on September 18, 1963. After returning from the service, they moved to Neenah, WI and he worked at Badger Concrete in Oshkosh, WI for a few years. Ted then went to work for Chemical Supply in Menasha, which later was sold to Ashland Oil, where he drove truck until his retirement. He was awarded a plaque and a trip to a NASCAR race in Charlotte, NC for having over 2 million miles of safe driving for Ashland Oil. After retiring, Ted had many interests, but especially loved spending time with his family and friends, hunting and fishing.

He was a member of the Menasha VFW Post i He will be dearly missed by his wife, Joyce; three sons: Frank Slowatyniec, Mike (Lois) Slowatyniec, John (Roxanne) Slowatyniec; four grandchildren: Autumn (Kevin) Warning, Robert (Lea) Brendemihl, Devon Slowatyniec, Isabel Slowatyniec; two great-grandchildren: Brayden and Kenley Brendemihl; two brothers: Nick Slowatyniec of Buffalo City, WI, Malin Slowatyniec of Thorp, WI; two sisters-in-law: Carol (Don) Giwojna, Beverly (William) Abramczak; three brothers-in-law: Steve (Kim) Lane, Donnie (Cindy) Lane, and John Hazuga Sr.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ted was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Tom Slawatyniec; one sister, Carol Rueth; five brothers-in- law: Pat Rueth, John, James, Edward and Robert Lane; and two sisters-in-law: Carol Slawatyniec and Patricia Hazuga.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be given to the VFW Post #1052 in Menasha, WI in memory of 'Old George.'

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Thorp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.




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