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Edwin Leonard Smoczyk

Male 1950 - 2012  (61 years)


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  • Name Edwin Leonard Smoczyk 
    Born 14 Jun 1950  Town of Taft, Thorp, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jan 2012  Arcadia, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary: http://www.wiclarkcountyhistory.org/3data/77/77736.htm

      Obit: Smoczyk, Edwin Leonard (1950 - 2012)

      Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
      Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

      Surnames: Smoczyk, Mendalski, Meyer, Kirschner, Johnson, Beaufeaux, Pletka, Pogodzinski, Felix

      ----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co., WI.) January 18, 2012

      Smoczyk, Edwin Leonard (14 June 1950 - 13 January 2012)

      Edwin L. Smoczyk, age 61, or Arcadia, WI, formerly of Thorp, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2012, at his home. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Thorp. The Rev. William Felix officiated and burial followed in New St. Hedwig’s Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Justin Johnson, Travis Johnson, Jesse Smoczyk, Kevin Beaufeaux, Joe Pletka, Jr., and Eugene Pogodzinski. Visitation was held at the church, on Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.

      Edwin Leonard Smoczyk was born on June 14, 1950, in the Town of Taft, rural Thorp, WI, the son of Frank and Frances (Mendalski) Smoczyk. He received his elementary education at Yaeger School and graduated from Thorp High School in 1969. Ed then moved to Chicago and worked for two years as a security guard. He returned to Thorp and was employed with Nelson Muffler, in Neillsville, until the plant closed in 2005. Ed then transferred to the Nelson Muffler plant, in Arcadia, WI, where he has resided until the time of his death.

      He was a member of St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church and was a member of the Corvette Club in Baraboo.

      Ed had many interests, but especially enjoyed hunting, classic cars, country music festivals and a good joke.

      He is survived by one brother, Henry Smoczyk of Thorp; one sister, Rose Meyer of Stanley; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

      Ed was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Benedict, Ernest and Leon; and one sister, Mary Kirschner.

      Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.

      Thorp Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.
    Buried 18 Jan 2012  New St. Hedwig Cemetery, St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church, Thorp WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2749  Konieczny-Szczech
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2015 

    Father Frank Smoczyk,   b. 20 Nov 1910, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1977, Thorp, WI USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Frances Mendalski,   b. 16 Sept 1916,   d. 16 Oct 1989  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F934  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart