John Anoszko

Oct. 18, 1922 Ė May 1, 2010

John Anoszko of Delafield passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 87. He was born in Kenosha on Oct. 18, 1922, a son of the late Joseph and Bernice (Seidzick) Anoszko.

John entered the U.S. Army during World War II and had served in the southern Philippines. He was honorably discharged in 1946, and in 1947 was married to Lorraine (Gauthier). John was employed as a district manager for several theater chains. He was a lifetime member of St. William Catholic Church in Waukesha and enjoyed woodworking.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of more than 63 years, Lorraine; his children, Nancy (John) Griswold of Houston, Texas, Dr. Kathy Lockney (Dr. Ken Rollins) of Alexandria, Va., Mary Sweval of Bayfield, Gary (Laurie Rasch) Anoszko of Dousman and Tom Anoszko of Madison; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Andrew; and his sisters, Helen and Anne.

The funeral service for John will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 7, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland, Blvd., Waukesha. The Rev. Jason Lavann will be officiating. Interment with full military honors will be held at 2 p.m. at Southeastern Wisconsin Veteranís Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove.

Memorials in Johnís name are appreciated to St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha WI 53188; or to Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Ave., Waukesha, WI 53188.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit