Obit: Podobnik, Michael Ignatz (1908 - 2006)

Contact:  Shari Hahn

Surnames: Podobnik, Yurkovich, Klapatauskas

----Sources: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.)July 7, 2006

Podobnik, Michael Ignatz (10 July 1908 - 4 July 2006)

GREENWOOD -- Michael Ignatz Podobnik, 97, of Greenwood, died Tuesday, July 4, 2006, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2006, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood is assisting the family with arrangements.

He was born July 10, 1908, in Joliet, Ill., to Michael and Johanna (Yurkovich) Podobnik. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Air Corps on July 31, 1942, and served until Oct. 7, 1945. Upon his return he had his own business delivering fuel oil for Mobil Oil. He was united in marriage to Martha B. Klapatauskas on Nov. 9, 1963, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard. She preceded him in death on March 7, 1994. After selling his business, he drove school bus for the Greenwood School District for several years before retiring.

He is survived by several nieces and nephews.



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