Gerald Worzalla

Gerald "Animal" Worzalla

Gerald "Animal" Worzalla age 73, of Stevens point passed away Monday February 18, 2013 at Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids after a long-term illness. He has been at Strawberry Lane Medical and Rehabilitation Center in WI. Rapids the past four years.

Gerald was born June 11, 1939 in Stevens Point, the son of Edmund C. and Lucille (Janikowski) Worzalla. He graduated from P. J. Jacobs High School in 1957. He worked for the Soo Line Railroad for over 30 years and retired as an engineer. He had a lifetime affinity for trains throughout his life.

Gerald is survived by his 3 sons: Gary, Christian, and Daniel. Several grandchildren and great randchildren. One brother: Edmund H. Worzalla, Stevens Point. 3 sisters: Lorraine Strong and Darlene (Fred) Gordon, both of Stevens Point; Lenore (Clarence) Wachowiak, Milwaukee. Many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Strawberry Lane for the care Gerald received. There are no public services scheduled.

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Published in Stevens Point Journal on Feb. 21, 2013