Casimir W. Krasavage, 82, 2508 Jefferson St., died Tuesday morning, Oct. 26, 1999, at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Peter Catholic Church. The Rev. Gerald Fisher and Bishop Gerald A. Gettelfinger from the Diocese of Evansville, Ind., will concelebrate. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home. An American Legion Ritual will be held at 6:45 p.m. and a general rosary prayed at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Mr. Krasavage was born March 11, 1917, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Frank and Stella Krasavage.
He entered the U.S. Army on Oct. 6, 1942, in Milwaukee. He was a private first class in the 112th Signal Radar Installation Company, serving in Luzon and Guadalcanal. He was honorably discharged Oct. 23, 1945, at Camp McCoy. He was called back for active duty from Oct. 15, 1961, to Aug. 10, 1962, with the 32nd Infantry Division’s 120th Field Artillery Battalion.
He was married to Irene Zurawski on July 13, 1940, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. She survives.
He was employed at Preway. He was a member of American Legion Post 6 and the Veterans of Foreign War of Wisconsin Rapids. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, wood working and crafts.
Besides his wife, survivors include two sons, Ken (Marlene) Krasavage, Newburgh, Ind., and Den (Rosa) Krasavage, Phoenix, Ariz.; four grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Six brothers and four sisters preceded him in death.