Obit: Juzwiak, Walter A. (1884 – 1969)


Surnames: Juzwiak, Piwoni, Chilicki, Penkain, Prokopiak, Wnek, Zajack, Harycki, Dombrowski, Wojtkiewicz, Stier, Panek, Batols

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 29 May 1969

Juzwiak, Walter A. (18 SEP 1884 – 15 MAY 1969)

Walter Anton Juzwiak, 84, passed away on Friday, May 15th, 1969 at his home in the city of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.).

Mr. Juzwiak, a retired farmer, was born September 18, 1884 in Poland. He came to the states in February of 1904 and worked in Lumber Camps. On June 23, 1909 he was united in marriage to Florence Piwoni at St. Stanislaus Church, Lublin. He helped build the road north of Thorp and towards Lublin. He also was in a business partnership with his brother-in-law, Garfield Piwoni, and five years later bought a farm 3 miles north of Thorp, and farmed until he retired in 1956.

Funeral services were held at St. Hedwig's Chapel, Thorp, on Monday, May 19th, with Rev. Connie Chilicki officiating at the eleven a.m. service. Burial was made in New St. Hedwig's Cemetery. Pallbearers were Frank Penkain, Bernard Prokopiak, John Wnek, Chester Zajack, Joseph Harycki, and Leonard Dombrowski. Honorary pallbearers were eight grandsons: Frank Wojtkiewicz Jr., James Juzwiak, Frank Juzwiak Jr., Malen Juzwiak Jr., Richard Stier, David Stier, Kenneth Juzwiak and Allen Panek.

Surviving are his wife, Florence; five sons, Edmond of Chicago, Frank of Gen View, Ill., Malena nd Walter Jr., of Thorp, Raymond at home: three daughters, (Lottie) Mrs. Frank Wojtkiewicz, (Helen) Mrs. Ed Panek, both of Chicago, (Violet) Mrs. Larry Stier of Detroit, Michigan; one niece, Mrs. Walter (Veronika) Batols (?) of Chicago; three nieces and four nephews living in Poland; 20 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. One daughter, Mary Ann, died in infancy.



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