Obit: Stszeszynski, Peter (1890 - 1955)
Surnames: Stszeszynski, Iwaience Jacobson, Siler, Borowick, Lesniewski, Metry, Cordes
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 01/27/1955
Stszeszynski, Peter (29 JUL 1890 - 16 JAN 1955)
Funeral services for Peter Stszeszynski, 64, who died Sunday, were held Wednesday morning, Jan. 20 at 10:00 o’clock at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Chapel at Thorp. The Rev. F. A. Piekarski officiated at the requiem high mass.
Mr. Stszeszynski was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, Jan. 10 and underwent surgery. Death occurred Sunday, Jan. 16, 1955 at 3:00 a.m.
Peter Stszeszynski, born July 29, 1890, at Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), was one of a family of five boys and five girls. He received his education in Thorp and was married to Miss Sophia Iwaience in Chicago, August 1917. The young couple lived at Chicago and St. Paul for a few years and then moved to Thorp where he operated the General Merchandise Store and later a tavern. Five years ago they bought the 13 & 29 Club at Abbotsford.
He is survived by his widow and two children, George and Mrs. Leslie (Eleanore) Jacobson; three grandchildren of Chicago, four brothers and five sisters.
Interment took place in the parish cemetery.
Pallbearers were friends from Thorp, Joseph Sopiarz, Paul Konieczny, Thomas Polnaszek, Joseph Tobola, Anton Lesniewski and Adam Lesniewski.
Members of the immediate family attending the funeral were the children, Mr. and Mrs. George Stszeszynski and Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Jacobson and son, Robert of Chicago; the four brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Stszeszynski, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Stszeszynski, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stszeszynski, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stszeszynski and children, Le Center, Minn.; the five sisters, Mr. and Mrs. John (Agnes) Siler, Mr. and Mrs. Leo (Victoria) Sler, Mr. and Mrs. Peter (Mary) Borowick, Mrs. Helen Lesniewski and two daughters, Helen and Mrs. Fred Metry and children, St. Paul; and Mrs. Hattie Cordes, Wausau.
Other relatives here were Ted Borsavage, Lewis Borowick, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sours, St. Paul; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Borsavage and children, and Mrs. Emil Hertz, Wausau; Mrs. Harry Marks, Mrs. Phil Gordon, Mrs. Frank Burzynski, Peter Iwaience, and Matt Gawell, Chicago.
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