Anthony "Tony" Dzwierzynski, 88, of Kenosha, Wis., died Aug. 23, 2008, at Sheridan Medical Complex.
Born on Jan. 28, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of the late Valentine and Angeline (Kaplon) Dzwierzynski.
He was educated in the schools of Chicago and lived in Arkansas for 25 years before moving to Kenosha in January of 2006.
He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1942 until 1945 reaching the rank of Sergeant.
On Sept. 27, 1947, he married Eleanor Jakubowski at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Chicago. She preceded him in death on June 8, 2005.
Tony was employed with the Continental Can Company in Chicago as a lithographer for 43 years.
Tony was a former member of the Moose Lodge when he lived in Chicago.
Survivors include: five children, Elaine Goedhart of Westchester, Ill., Beverly (John) Kontola of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., Patricia (William) Kintz of Kenosha, Jerome (Janet) Dzwierzynski of LaGrange Park, Ill., and Denise Riley of Charlevoix, Mich.; a brother, Edward Dzwierzynski of California; two sisters, Sister Mary Sebastia and Josephine Gall, both of Chicago; 13 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Walter.
A memorial Mass was held Aug. 30, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village.