Obit: Cwikla, Troy D. (1976 - 2008)

Contact: R. Lipprandt

Surnames: Arneson, Brecke, Cwikla, Dassow, Everhard, Halida, Halopka, Johnson, Mindock, Moidl, Mueller, Radlinger, Sorvala

----Source: The Tribune Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) Volume 48, No. 36, September 3, 2008, Page 15

Cwikla, Troy D. (13 Aug. 1976 - 23 Aug. 2008)

Troy D. Cwikla, 32, of Phillips, formerly of Dorchester, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2008 in Phillips.

Troy was born August 13, 1976 in Marshfield to Daniel and Julene (Radlinger) Cwikla.

Troy attended Dorchester Elementary School then later Colby High School.

After high school Troy worked on various farms in the area then at Liberty Homes in Dorchester as well as other manufacturing companies.

On August 5, 2000 Troy married Christine Moidl in Park Falls, and together they had a daughter, Kylie Marie. The family later moved to Eau Claire, WI. In 2005, Troy and Christine were divorced.

Troy then moved to Phillips, where he became the owner/operator of Northland Construction Co. and continued in the construction trade up until the time of his death.

Family and his children were the most important thing in his life. Troy always looked forward to deer hunting which also included meeting up with the "Cwikla Hunting Party."

Troy is survived by his children, Kylie Marie Cwikla and a son, Trenton Cwikla; his girlfriend, Kerianne Sorvala, Phillips; his parents, Julene and James Mueller, Phillips; and his maternal grandparents, Betty Jane and Jerry Radlinger, Dorchester, Wis. Troy is further survived by his brother, Kirk (Fiance Debby Dassow) Cwikla, Medford; and a sister, Amber Mueller-Johnson, Phillips. Also survived by other nieces and nephews and other relatives and many friends.

Troy was preceded in death by his father, Daniel and his paternal grandparents, Chester and Mary Cwikla.

His construction crew that Troy worked with day after day will remember him and his expert carpentry workmanship but more importantly they will remember Troy’s friendship to them.

Funeral services will be held Friday, August 29, at 10:30 a.m. at Peace United Church Of Christ in Dorchester, Wis. The Rev. Robert Everhard and the Rev. Matthew Arneson will both preside. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery in the town of Lublin in Taylor County. Active pallbearers will be Jason Brecke, Travis Halopka, Joseph Moidl, Jason Mindock, Otto Cwikla, Jason Halida and Josh Sorvala. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of Troy’s construction crew.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford and on Friday at the church in Dorchester from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.



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