Obit: Potaczek, Theodore J. (1945 - 2001)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Gilbertson, Hiebl, Ludwig, Pogodzinski, Potaczek, Resech, Vach

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 09/28/2001

Potaczek, Theodore J. (6 NOV 1945 - 4 OCT 2001)

Death notices obtained from the Medford High School, Class of 1963 Index of Kay (Resech) Ludwig.

Theodore J. Potazek, 55, Athens, died Thursday, Oct. 4, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct 8, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Athens, with Rev. Charles Hiebl officiating. Burial took place in the parish cemetery.

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home of Athens assisted the family with arrangements.

Theodore Potaczek was born November 6, 1945 at Stanley to Henry and Mary (Pogodzinski) Potaczek.

He married Carol Gilbertson, who survives, on December 14, 1981, at Freeport, Ill. He owned and operated Potaczek Scrap Company in Athens since 1967.

In addition to his wife, survivors include his father Henry, Jim Falls; three children, Aaron, Michele and Melissa, all at home; a brother John, Mosinee; a sister, Carol (Bob) Vach, Jim Falls; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother and two half sister, Cheryl and Mary.



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