Obit: Stasczuk, John (1889 - 1965)


Surnames: Staszcuk, Nicoski, Christen, Slipek

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 01/28/1965

Staszcuk, John (9 JAN 1889 - 20? JAN 1965)

Funeral services were held for John Staszcuk, age 76, of Gilman at St. peter and Paul Catholic Church on Saturday, Jan. 23. Rev. J. Dzurko officiated and Rev. J. Hurley of Chicago was assistant. Burial was made at Meadowbrook Cemetery.

John Stasczuk was born in Poland Jan. 9, 1889 and came to this country at the age of 14. He farmed near Gilman until 1946, when he retired and moved to town.

He was married to K. Nicoski at Gilman in 1914. They observed their golden wedding in august 1964.

He was a member of St. peter and Paul catholic Church, Holy Name Society, P.N.A. Lodge and he was a director of Polish National Alliance in the Gilman area.

Serving as pallbearers were the following grandsons: John, Ronnie, Jimmy, Bobby, Staszcuk, and John Slipek.

Surviving Mr. Staszcuk, besides his wife, are four sons, henry of West chicago, Ill., Casey, Chicago, Ill., Wally of Wheaton, Ill.; Stanley of Eau Claire, and two daughters (Victoria) Mrs. Wm. Christen of Lombard, Ill., and (Theresa) Mrs. Ray Slipek of Thorp. Also 22 grandchildren and one great-grandson, along with 2 brothers, Walter, Lansing, Mich., and Stanley in Poland. Two brothers and a sister preceded him in death.

Friends and relatives attending were from Lansing, Mich., Duluth, Minn., Chicago, Ill., West Chicago, Ill., Lombard, Ill., Wheaton, Ill., Berwyn, Ill., Rockford, Ill., Melrose Park, Ill., Superior, Stevens Point, Shawano, Eau Claire, Medford, Thorp and Lublin.



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