Leo Kurszewski, 81, 1600 Sherman Ave., Whiting, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 1999, at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia with the Rev. Marcin Mankowski officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Shuda Funeral Chapel and from 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church until the services. The Sacred Heart Holy Name Society, of which he was a member, will combine with the general rosary at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Mr. Kurszewski was born March 21, 1918, in Rosholt, a son of the late John and Frances (Garski) Kurszewski. He attended Rosholt schools.
He was married to Dolores Hetzel on May 15, 1943, in West Allis. She died March 3, 1982.
He worked at International Harvestor in Milwaukee until 1961 when he moved to the town of Sharon. He farmed there until retiring in 1982.
He also worked for the town of Sharon for many years.
He lived in Rosholt after retirement until 1993 when he moved to the Fireside Apartments.
He was married to Eleanor Berna on Sept. 5, 1987, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia. She died June 24, 1996.
He was also a member of the Catholic Knights.
Survivors include seven sons, Robert (Mary), Rosholt, Michael (Sue), Stevens Point, James (Lori), Waukesha, Richard (Pam Martin), Rubicon, Anton (Sharon), Amherst, Francis (Sue), Rosholt, and Nicholas (Brenda), Plover; three daughters, Virginia (Dennis) Groshek and Cecilia (James) Ostrowski, both of Amherst Junction, and Deborah (Randy) Zoerner, Kenosha; one brother, Nick (Alvina), Rosholt; one sister, Florence (Chester) Schulist, Rosholt; one stepson, Ronald (Pauline) Berna, Stevens Point; three stepdaughters, Barbara (Daniel) LaPean, Racine, Corrine (Dennis) Zywicki, Waukesha, and Annette (Mark) Houck, Stevens Point; 53 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and a companion, Ellie Bjorge.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Leon; a daughter, Mary Ellen Lyons; five brothers and five sisters.