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Florence Szalanski

1923 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Florence Szalanski Obituary
Florence J Szalanski passed away July 1, 2016 at Aurora Zilber Family Hospice in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Florence was born August 12, 1923 to Frank and Lottie Meyer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She grew up with 2 brothers and a sister who died at the age of 4. She married the love of her life Thaddeus (Ted) Szalanski February 9, 1946 whom she was married to for 68 years before his passing in 2014. In her early years she was active with the Ladies VFW Auxiliary in Muskego Wisconsin. Florence and Ted were Charter Members in founding St. Leonard Parish and School in 1957. After raising two children she became a nurse's aide, she enjoyed helping people so much she became a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked at St. Luke's Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for 20 years before retiring. Ted and Florence loved to travel. They loved the Mountains and purchased a summer home in Estes Park in 1977. They were active members of Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church in Estes Park. They enjoyed every summer in Estes Park until Ted passed in 2014. Florence and Ted are together again for eternity. Florence is survived by her son David (Mary) Szalanski of New Berlin, Wisconsin and daughter Deborah (Greg) Parrack of Estes Park, Colorado. A mass was held July 7, 2016 at St Leonard Parish in Muskego, Wisconsin followed by a procession to St. Adalbert Cemetery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for burial.
Published in Estes Park Trail-Gazette on Aug. 3, 2016
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