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CHIZEK, Arthur J. (1934-1996)


Posted By: Hancock Co Genealogical Society
Date: 6/1/2023 at 16:59:48

Arthur J. Chizek

Services for Arthur J. Chizek, 62, Britt, who died Friday, Nov. 22, 1996, at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls, were held Tuesday, Nov. 26, 10 a.m., at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Britt, with Rev. Marvin Bries officiating. Lector was Joseph Wellik.

Music was provided by organist, Larae Hobscheidt, who accompanied the St. Patrick's Choir. Ushers were Allan Doughan, Robert Horstman, Jerry Christensen and Michael Hilbert.

Honorary casket bearers were Dean and Millie Ricke, Anton and Margaret Trca, Dennis and Janice Cink, Paul and Margaret Young, Bill and Blanche Chizek and Dwayne and Darlene Hansen.

Active bearers were Bill Arndorfer, Jerry Pavelka, Jerry Chizek, Marvin Young, Ron Young, Dan Hansen and Doug Studer.

Burial was at St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Duncan.

Special services were held Monday, Nov. 25, at Ewing Funeral Home in Britt.

Arthur J. Chizek, the son of William and Lillian Kopacek Chizek, was born June 10, 1934, in Britt. He attended schools in Britt and graduated from Britt High School.

January 16, 1956, he married Lorraine Young in Garner. He worked for Woodford-Wheeler Lumber Yard for over 40 years. Since 1960, he has been the manager at the Woodford-Wheeler Lumber Yard in Britt.

Arthur enjoyed spending time with his family. He also enjoyed fishing, boating and carpentry repair. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, where he served as trustee and as an usher. He also belonged to the Holy Name Society, the Catholic Workman and the Britt Chamber of Commerce.

He is survived by his wife, Lorraine Chizek of Britt, his children, Kenneth and his wife, Cynthia of Clear Lake, Carolyn Chizek and her fiancee, Steve Kilborn of Clear Lake, Judy Brozik and her husband, Jim of Duncan, Gary and his wife, Sheryl of Britt, Mary Chizek of Mason City, Ray Chizek of Ankeny, and Lori Chizek and her fiancee, Brent Mullins of Ankeny; his grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Michael Chizek, Melissa, Stacy and Amy Brozik, and Alan Chizek; his mother, Lillian Chizek of Britt; one brother, William Chizek and his wife, Blanche of Britt; two sisters, Lorene Arndorfer and her husband, Francis of Willmar, MN, and Marie Wieck and her husband, Gary of Las Vegas, NV.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Chizek Sr.

source: Leader & Signal, Garner, Iowa, 27 Nov 1996, page 3, column 3


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