Obit: Kuznacic, George (1924 - 2013)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Kuznacic, Cakanic, Pakiz, Beckley, Krainz, Strysick

----Source; The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 08 May 2013

Kuznacic, George (03 Dec 1924-30 Apr 2013)

George Kuznacic, 88, Sheboygan, devoted husband and loving father, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 3, at Fountain Park United Methodist Church, Sheboygan. Rev. Warren Waddell officiated.

George Kuznacic was born on Dec. 3, 1924, the son of Blasé and Goldie (nee Cakanic) Kuznacic. On June 10, 1950, he married Marie Pakiz, in Neillsville. Together they enjoyed nearly 63 years of marriage. George was employed by the Town of Sheboygan Highway Department until his retirement. He was a dedicated volunteer firefighter for the Town of Sheboygan for many years. George enjoyed gardening and his days were filled volunteering, bee keeping and helping others. George was always there for his friends and family whenever they needed him. With a loving heart, he touched the lives of everyone he met.

George is lovingly survived by his wife, Marie Kuznacic; children, Judy (Ken) Beckley, Sheboygan, Sandra (Mike) Krainz, Milwaukee, Lynn (Keith) Strysick, Cleveland, and Carol Kuznacic, Lee’s Summit, Mo., grandchildren, Leslie (Jeff) Ellair; Tammy (Ron) Kmiecik, Christopher (Susie) Beckley, Eric Krainz, Jessica (Matt) Daniel, Angela (finace Al Bartosik) Krainz and Justin Strysick; great-grandchildren, Marcus, Daniel, Elizabeth, Audrey, Eve, Maximillian, Anthony, Josephine, Ambrose, Axel, Marin, Marie and Matthew; one brother, Paul Kuznacic; one sister-i-law, Julie Kuznacic; one brother-in-law, Frank (Rose) Pakiz; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

George was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters, Tony (Lorraine) Kuznacic, John Kuznacic, Barbara Markusch, Ann (Edward) Dekanich, and Rose (Joe) Semenic; a sister-in-law, Delores Kuzacic; a brother-in-law, Gilbert Pakiz, and his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Olga and Mirko Pakiz.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in George’s name.

Ballhorn Chapels & Crematory, Sheboygan, assisted the family with arrangements.



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