Obit: Mroz, Chester J. #2 (1928 - 2011)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Mroz, Zuzelski, Strzok, Oelhofen, Bogacz, Zuber, Bertram, Javore, Bishop, Hackel


----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) May 25, 2011


Mroz, Chester J. (16 July 1928 - 17 May 2011) With Flag


Chester J. Mroz, age 82, of Owen, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2011, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Owen.  Fr. Daniel Hackel officiated.  A visitation was held on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial followed at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Cemetery, Thorp.


Chester was born July 16, 1928, to Ramie (Zuzelski) and Felix Mroz in Thorp, WI.  He attended school at Blueberry Grade School in Thorp. Chester went on to serve his country in the Army during the Korean War. After the service, Chester was joined in marriage to Margaret Strzok May 11, 1953, at St. Hedwig’s Catholic Church in Thorp.  Chester was a mechanic in the Owen-Withee area through-out his life.  He was a very loving father of Dan and Dale, and husband of Margaret. They enjoyed together enjoying life, going to polkas and concertina music.


Chester loved fishing, gardening, gambling and working on cars.  He was a jack of all trades.  He loved people and helping them out. 


Chester is lovingly survived by his wife, Margaret; his sons: Daniel (Claire) Mroz of Hewitt and Dale (Beth) Mroz of Spencer; his grandchildren: Michael (Christina) Mroz of Kellogg, MN and Clinton (Amber) Oelhofen of Wausau; and his great-grandchildren: Hannah, Caleb, Elsa, and Elliannia Mroz and Alexander Oelhofen. Chester is further survived by his brother and sisters: Clarence (Alice) Mroz, Agnes (Al) Bogacz, Rosie Zuber, Mary Bertram, Theresa (Ralph) Javore, and Alice (Eddy) Bishop.


Chester is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Johnny Mroz.


Friends may send online condolences to


The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Owen assisted the family with funeral arrangements. 



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