PAUL FECZKO CROWN POINT, IN
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Paul Feczko, age 93 of Crown Point; formerly of Merrillville, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014.He is survived by his devoted daughter Carol (John) Norris of Crown Point; two loving granddaughters: Julie (Blake) Plumley of Winter Park, FL, Shari (Dan) Uskert of Bentonville,AR;five great-granddaughters: Alecia, Ashley, & Avery Uskert and Haley & Madison Plumley; sister Rosemary (Albert) Horvat of Crown Point; brother-in-laws: John (late Mary) Marencik and Thomas (Kate) Marencik; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by wife Ann (nee Marencik); parents John & Mary (nee Churley) Feczko; brother John Feczko; sister Margaret Feczko. Mr. Feczko was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. He was a graduate of Froebel High School, Class of 1939, attended University of Texas, and he enlisted in the U.S. Army/Air Corp, where he was a Tailgunner on B-17's flying on missions over Germany with the 8th Air Force, 487th Bomb Group, 838 Squadron. He flew 34 missions over Germany, including Berlin, Peenemunde, and on D-Day. He received the Air Medal with 3 Oak-Leaf Clusters, the Distinquished Flying Cross, and the Purple Heart. Paul was a retired engineer from U.S. Steel, Sheet & Tin with 30 years of service and a design draftsman for Superior Engineering for 25 years. Paul was also an avid golfer, an award winning acrylic artist, and a big tennis fan. Family and friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service (6360 Broadway, Merrillville) on Monday from 2:00-8:00 P.M. with a prayer service at 2:00 P.M. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. DIRECTLY from SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church (5885 Harrison St., Merrillville) with Rev. Roy Beeching officiating. At rest Calumet Park Cemetery. Family and friends may share an online condolence or memory at www.pruzinfuneralservice.com
PRUZIN BROTHERS FUNERAL SERVICE - Merrillville
Merrillville, IN 46410
Published in The Times from July 13 to July 14, 2014