THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Julius Torzala, 83, Crivitz resident, passed away with family by his side on Wednesday, April 17 at Aurora BayCare Hospital in Green Bay.
He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflictand was stationed in Germany. He married Veronica Schesniak on May 11, 1957 at St. Leos Church in Pound and the couple resided in Crivitz where they farmed with their sons. He loved spending time with his family and enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and going out west hunting with his brothers.
Surviving are his wife Veronica; three sons, Kenneth and Richard, both of Crivitz and James (Mary) Torzala of Green Bay; two daughters, Theresa (John) Charapata of Beaver and Jean (Bill) Collins of Summerton, S.C.; three brothers, Myron (Judy) Torzala of Kimberly, Leonard (Noreen) Torzala of Milwaukee and Jerome (Nancy) Torzala of Almond; three sisters, Mary (Marty) Fabiszak and Bernice Baranek, both of Crivitz and Ann Torzala of Milwaukee; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by six brothers, Isadore, Albert, Anthony, Joseph, Ralph and Walter and a sister, Eleanor.
Friends called at Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home in Crivitz on Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. A service followed at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Church in Crivitz. Rev. Walter Stumpf officiated and burial was in the Church Cemetery.