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Albert Valentino Kiwazek, Sr.

July 29, 1933 ~ December 2, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

Albert V. Kiwazek Sr., age 88, of Necedah, WI passed away on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital. 

Albert Valentine Kiwazek was born July 29, 1933 the son of Valenty and Anna (Matyja) Kiwaczyk in Yorkville, Ohio.  He was raised in Akron, OH until he moved with his father to Chicago, IL.  He graduated from Washburne Trade High School in Chicago with a focus on automobile mechanics.  He worked as an auto mechanic for Marty’s Service Station in Chicago until he joined the U.S. Army on July 17, 1953.  Albert earned the National Defense Service Medal and the Parachutist Badge.  He was honorably discharged on September 9, 1955 and returned to Chicago where he went to work as a truck driver and then started doing machine shop work.  Albert started and operated his own machine shop that he operated for several years.  On October 28, 1959, Albert was joined in marriage to Catherine Katsiroubas and together they began a restaurant in Elgin, IL called Welcome House.  Albert earned his private pilots license and had his own plane that he enjoyed flying.  Albert and Kathy moved to Necedah, WI in 1978 and Albert began work for Castle Rock Container in Adams, WI.  Albert had a love for airplanes and would take the family to the EAA Air Show in Oshkosh, WI every year.  He also enjoyed playing the guitar and working on home projects that included plumbing, electric and carpentry work.  Al will be remembered for his kindness, listening abilities and that he would help anyone in need.

Albert is survived by his three children, Albert (Victoria) Kiwazek of Hayward, WI, Christine Rejewski of Morris, IL, Dena Kiwazek of Necedah, WI; four grandchildren, Rick, Scottie, Kristy and Amber; one sister, Angela; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Kathy; and four sisters.

a celebration of Al's life will be held at 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Necedah, WI. Visitation will be held from 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.  Military honors will be accorded by the State of Wisconsin Military Funeral Honors Program.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 4, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:00 PM
Veterans Memorial Hall
105 Plum Street
Necedah, WI 54646

Memorial Service
Saturday
June 4, 2022

10:00 PM
Veterans Memorial Hall
105 Plum Street
Necedah, WI 54646

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