Obit: Kaczor, Louis V. (1897 - 1962)


Surnames: Kaczor, Dudansky, Bohn, Phillips, Janus

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06/28/1962

Kaczor, Louis (18 AUG 1897 - 20 JUN 1962)

Funeral services were conducted at the Thorp Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 o’clock Friday afternoon, June 22nd, by Rev. Roy Scott of the Thorp Methodist Church, for Louis V. Kaczor, 64, who died at his home here of cancer on Tuesday, June 20, 1962, after a year’s illness. Mr. Kaczor was a former Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) rural mail carrier, who retired in Dec. 1958 after serving forty-one years in that capacity on rural routes No. 1 and 3.

During the service the songs “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” and “Abide with Me” were sung by Mrs. John Paff and Mrs. Wm. Boardman as accompanist.

Mr. Kaczor was born in Calumet, Mich. on Aug. 18, 1897. He came to Thorp in 1909 and lived with his parents on a farm in the Town of Withee and attended the local schools. He was a veteran of the 1st World War and served as rural mail carrier before re-entering the services, and after his return to Thorp, at the Thorp Post Office.

He was united in marriage to Irene Dudansky here on Sep. 15, 1921.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, LeRoy J. Kaczor of Champaign, Ill., and Wm. L. Kaczor of Thorp; two daughters, Mrs. W.L. Bohn Jr. of Dover, N.H., and Ruth Kaczor of Thorp; four brothers, Wm. Kaczor, Bismarck, N.D., Michael Kaczor, Chicago, Nicholas Kaczor, Thorp, and John Kaczor of Withee (Redville); two sisters, Mrs. Mary Phillips of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Rose Janus of Chicago.

Burial was made in the Riverside Cemetery near Black River, where military services were held at the grave by members of Cecil Tormey Post No. 118 of the Thorp American Legion. Louis served as the third adjutant of that Post in 1920 - 21.

Pallbearers were Thomas Polnaszek, John Barth, Wm. Launspach, Wm. Wagner, Joseph Czech and Frank Sierocuk.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.



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