Obit: Nyckel, Eugenia Theresa (1921 - 2014)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Nyckel, Ciolkosz, Staron, Harper, Shilling, Epperson, Osowski, Bania, Felix
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co, WI) 4/16/2014
Nyckel, Eugenia Theresa (28 March 1921 - 9 April 2014)
Eugenia Theresa Nyckel, age 93, of Stanley, died on April 9. 2014, at home, surrounded by her living family and under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice-Chippewa Falls. She was born on March 28, 1921, at home in the Town of Thorp, rural Clark County, the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Ciolkosz) Staron. She grew up attending the Junction school and afterward moved to Chicago and worked as a housekeeper. On May 2, 1943, she was united tin marriage to Henry Nyckel in Chicago, IL. Eugenia was a homemaker, and then worked at the Oakbrook Marshall Field restaurant, and later worked for the Better Container Company in Bellwood. She enjoyed traveling, sewing, shopping, playing MAY I, cooking and spending time with her family. Eugenia was a member of the Thorp American Legion Auxiliary and All Saints Parish Stanley.
She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Henry Nyckel of Stanley; four children: Pat (Phillip) Harper of Bradenton, FL, Jerry (Leslie) Nyckel of West Chicago, IL, Duayne (Lori Shilling) Nyckel of Carol Stream, IL, and Shelly (Tom) Epperson of Mattoon, IL; five grandchildren: six great-grandchildren; her sister, Laurencia Osowski of Withee: brothers: Fred (June) Staron of Berkley, IL, Adam (Theresa) Staron of Janesville, and Laurence (Bonnie) Staron of Virginia: sister-in-law, Edith Staron; plus numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Frances Staron (April 7, 2012 and Anne Bania; brothers: John, Sylvester, and Edward Staron.
A joint funeral mass for Eugenia Nyckel and Frances Staron was held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Stanley with Father William Felix officiating. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Czestochowa Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Plombon Funeral Home with a Legion Auxiliary service and parish rosary at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home.
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