Obit: Ciokiewicz, Joseph (1871 - 1962)
Surnames: Ciokiewicz, Czerniejelski, Dziedzic
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 07/26/1962
Ciokiewicz, Joseph #2 (1 OCT 1871 - 22 JUL 1962)
Joseph Ciokiewicz, 90, Stanley, died at his residence on Sunday.
Mr. Ciokiewicz was born in Poland Oct. 1, 1871, and was married there in 1899. In 1900 he and his wife came to the United States, settling in Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) where they pioneered and farmed for 45 years. They retired 16 years ago and moved to Stanley.
Surviving are his wife; six sons and two daughters, John of Kewaunee, Tony of Owen, George of Chicago, Nick of Reolinda, Calif., Joseph of Thorp, and Frank of Stanley; Mrs. Tom Czerniejelski and Mrs. Frank Dziedzic, both of Chicago, Ill., 32 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Stanley at ten o’clock Wednesday morning, July 25th, and burial was made in St. Hedwig’s Cemetery at Thorp, Father George P. Mathieu officiating. Pallbearers were Nick Jankoski, Vic Drozd, Walter Liazuk, Chester and Fred Ragoschka and Norbert Micke.
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