Obit: Dus, Steven Ambrose #2 (1915 - 2004)

Contact:  Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Dus, Wielcusz, Widmer, Sliwka, Lebiecki

----Sources: The Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark County, WI.) November 17, 2004

Dus, Steven Ambrose (December 7, 1915 - November 15, 2004)

Steven A. Dus, age 88, of Thorp passed away Monday, November 15, 2004 at Oakbrook Health & Rehab in Thorp.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 19, 2004 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernard’s-St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Thorp, with Rev. Don Wilger officiating. Burial will follow in St. Hedwig’s Cemetery. Visitations will be held at the church on Friday from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Steven Ambrose Dus was born on December 7, 1915 in Bellinger, WI to Leon Sr. and Stephania (Wielcusz) Dus. He received his education at area schools, graduating from Gilman High School in 1934. He worked on the family farm and as a lumber jack before starting Thorp Lumber Co. and Thorp Flour & Seed.

He was a longtime member of Thorp Moose Lodge. In his spare time, Steve enjoyed fishing, watching birds, and working with wood.

He is survived by his four children: Dean (Doreen) Dus of Cadott, WI; Janet (Jim) Widmer of Medford, WI; Sharon (Ken) Sliwka of Holcombe, WI; and Lisa Dus of Gilman, WI; three granddaughters and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Betty; two brothers: Frank (Lottie) Dus and Leon Jr. (Charlotte) Dus and one sister, Amelia (Paul) Lebiecki.

Thorp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.



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