Milewski, Anton Peter (1907 - 1999)






----Source: Thorp Courier (Clark County) February 24, 1999


Milewski, Anton Peter (1907 - 1999)


Anton Peter Milewski, 92, Owen, died on Saturday, February 20, 1999, 12:25 p.m. at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, February 23, 1999, 11:00 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Owen with Father Al Jakubowski officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Withee. Pallbearers were: Scott Milewski, Steven Milewski, Martin Milewski, Randy Bonk, Brian Bonk and William White.

Visitation was held at Holy Rosary Cthlic Church, Owen from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 11:00 a.m. Maurina Funeral Home, Owen assisted the family.

Anton was born in Westville, IL, the son of Julius and Veronica (nee Kundrotas) Milewski. He received his education in the Westville area. On June 24, 1930 he married the former Helen Balicki at St. Hedwig's Catholic Church in Thorp. They were dairy farmers in the Town of Hixon until he retired in 1972. The couple then moved to Owen. He was a carpenter for over 20 years, working with the Clark County Health Care Center and was a custodian for the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He enjoyed traveling, and playing cards. He also enjoyed deer hunting in his younger years. Anton was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

He will be sadly missed by: his son Ronald (Marilyn) Milewski of Rock Mound, Missouri, sister, Lottie Pernice of Chicago, IL brother, Frank Milewski of Michigan son-in-law, Harry (Toodie) Bonk of Withee, WI 8 Grandchildren and 6 Great-grandchildren. Anton was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Helen on February 11, 1997, his daughter Geraldine Geri Bonk on June 27, 1997, three brothers and two sisters.



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