FUNERAL SERVICES FOR

Raymond Paczosa
 - 2/10/2002

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Raymond L. Paczosa, age 78, of Silver Creek, Nebraska died Sunday; February 10, 2002 at his home in rural Silver Creek, Nebraska. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 14, 2002 at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Silver Creek. The Rev. Dave Korth and Rev. John Starostka will officiate. Visitation will be Wednesday after 4:00 p.m. at the church in Silver Creek. A vigil will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday also at the church. Visitation will continue Thursday 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church. Burial with military honors by the American Legion Post #263 Honor Guard will be in the Parish Cemetery.

Raymond L. Paczosa was born October 17, 1923 in Duncan, Nebraska to Louis and Kathryn (Tragarz) Paczosa. He received his elementary education at St. Stanislaus Parochiol School and graduated from Duncan High School in 1941. Ray served in the United States Army during WWII with the 36th Combat Engineers. He served in the African and European Theatres. He was involved in several beach landings involving the Higgins Boat. On June 1, 1949 Ray married Virginia Starostka at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Silver Creek, Nebraska. They farmed in the Silver Creek area. He was a member of the American Legion Post #263 in Silver Creek. He was an active member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Silver Creek.

Ray is survived by:
Wife Virginia Paczosa Silver Creek, NE
Son Louis Paczosa Shelby, NE
Son Jerry (Bonnie) Paczosa David City, NE
Daughter Sr. Pat Paczosa St. Louis, MO
Daughter Delores (Bob) Samek David City, NE
Daughter Joann Scholl Columbus, NE
Daughter Christine Wieser Kirkland, WA
Daughter Jackie Kernick Kearney, NE
Daughter Janice (Steve) Chramosta Lincoln, NE
Sister Marie Anderson Columbus, NE
Sister Catherine Kay Chicago, IL
Brother Edward Paczosa Chicago, IL
Brother Leo Paczosa Tucson, AZ
Great Grandchildren 12 ,
Granchildren 16

He was preceded in death by:

Father Louis Paczosa
Mother Kathyrn Paczosa
Brother Frank Paczosa
Brother Joseph Paczosa
Sister Estelle Peters
Sister Sophie Steele



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