Obit: Simkus, William (1896 – 1973)


Surnames: Simkus, Sneider, Dembowski, Panek, Walenton, Pacinsky

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 09 Aug 1973

Simkus, William (5 Jul 1896 – 29 Jul 1973)

William Simkus, 77, former resident of Thorp, passed away July 29, 1973 and was laid to rest August 1, 1973. Mass was held at Five Holy Martyrs Church. Interment was at St. Casimir Cemetery.

Mr. Simkus was born July 5, 1896 in Lithuania. At a young age he came to America and soon resided in Thorp. In 1929 he married Helen Sneider and they lived in Thorp and had a business and a farm for 15 years. They went to Chicago, Illinois with their family. They resided there until his death.

Surviving are his wife, Helen; daughters, Florence Dembowski and Antoinette Panek; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Walenton and Katherine Pacinsky, and the rest of the family.

One grandson preceded him in death.



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