Anthony Karlinsky

June 26, 1933 - March 24, 2006

Anthony "Tony" Karlinsky, 72, was born into eternal life Friday, March 24, after fighting a hard battle against cancer for more than four years.

He was the dear husband of Helen (Huebner) for 49 years; caring dad of David (Terri), Theresa (Daniel) Haese, Juliana (LeRoy) Vitek, John (Susan) and Cece (Mark) Schroeder; loving "Grampa" of 10 grandchildren and five step-grandchildren; and brother of Martin, Frances, Mary Eva and Frank. Tony will be greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and his special friend Mike.

"Mr. Tony" will be greatly missed by the children and staff of Country Kids Day Care. Besides various jobs, he was a maintenance foreman at Cooper (RTE) for 30 years.

Memorial visitation will be held Tuesday, March 28 at St. James Catholic Church, 830 County Road NN East, Mukwonago, from 10:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Mukwonago Public Library or the American Lung Cancer Association are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.