Edward Garczynski, 90, of Plymouth, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at his home.
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Edward was born on February, 2, 1924, in New Bedford, MA, son of Andrew and Cathrene (Urban) Garczynski. He graduated from Purdue University in 1951 with a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. Edward was a US Navy veteran of WW II and served as Quartermaster on the battleship U.S.S. Iowa, and on the staff of Admiral T.R. Cooley on the battleships U.S.S. Washington and the U.S.S. North Carolina. On June 5, 1954, he married Gertrude Schroeder. Edward was employed as a mechanical engineer with Curt G. Joa, Inc., Kohler General, Hayssen Manufacturing.
Edward was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Sheboygan Falls, where he served as a senior warden, junior warden, treasurer, and a member at large. He was a member of the Sheboygan Falls Lions Club and the Curt Joa golf league. Edward was an avid sports fan, enjoyed sailing, boat building, playing cards, Suduko, and spending time with his kids and grandkids. He built a 42 ft. lobster boat that is still used today.
Edward is survived by his wife of 60 years, Gertrude; his two sons, Alan (Jeanne) Garczynski of Sheboygan and Drew (Erin) Garczynski of Sheboygan Falls; and seven grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Edward was preceded in death by his three sisters.
A memorial service to celebrate Edward's life will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls with Rev. Samuel Nsengiyumva officiating. Relatives and friends may greet the family from 1:00 pm until the time of the service at 3:00 pm.
A memorial fund has been established in Edward's name for the
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Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
Published in Sheboygan Press on July 4, 2014