Obit: Nowak, Eleanor #1 (1912 - 2006)

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Surnames: Nowak, Zdancewicz, Klosowski, Krieger, Galorawicz, Johnson, Bakke, Brockmann, Stuart, Bjornstad, Lencz

----Sources: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Sept 12, 2006

Nowak, Eleanor (2 April 1912 - 10 Sept. 2006)

Eleanor Nowak

MEDFORD -- Eleanor Nowak, died on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at the Memorial Health Care Center, Medford.

At Eleanor's request, in lieu of funeral services, a memorial service and reception will be held at a later date and location, to be determined by the family. Friends and relatives will be invited to remember the lives of both Walter and Eleanor Nowak at that time.

Eleanor was born April 2, 1912, in Chicago to Walter and Anastasya (Zdancewicz) Klosowski. She married Walter Nowak in Lublin on Sept. 7, 1932. He preceded her in death on Jan. 9, 1979. After their marriage, Walter and Eleanor made their home on their rural Withee dairy farm until 1958. They then purchased and operated the Burma Inn, Withee, until Eleanor's retirement in 1979.

She is survived by two sisters, Jeanette (Jenny) Krieger, Hollywood, Fla., and Minnette (Minnie) Galorawicz, Lublin; and one daughter, Louise Johnson, East Troy; and six grandchildren, Jack J. Johnson, Hamburg, Germany, Jeffrey Johnson, East Troy, Ann Marie Bakke, Howards Grove, Brian Johnson, Withee, Susan Brockmann, Fort Atkinson, and Barbara Stuart, Lexington Park, Md. Also surviving her are 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter plus numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

She was predeceased by her father Waltrer Klosowski on Feb. 11, 1965, in Walsenburg, Colo.; her mother Anastasya Klosowski in August 1948 in Lublin; Two sisters, Lillian Bjornstad in California and Anastasia Jane Lencz in Walsenburg, Colo.; one brother, Walter Klosowski in Stetsonville; and one great-grandson, Mark Johnson in Germany.



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