Harry Michael Sciezor
Harry Michael Sciezor of Grafton, found peace while surrounded by his
loving family on September 3, 2011 at the age of 84. He was born on
September 30, 1926, in Chicago, IL, to Michael Sciezor and Mary
Harry married the love of his life, Jean (nee Hackett), on August 24,
1957. He was the loving father of Jeanne (the late Wayne) Heidel,
Patricia "Peachy" (Ted) Haischer, and Mary (Fred) Goetz.
"Gramps" was the much adored grandfather of Renee (Wally) Miller, Ted
(Lori) Haischer, Michael (Peggy) Haischer, Jeff (Wendy) Goetz,
Jacquie (Glenn) Weihert, Tricia (Jeff) Harte, and Katie (Craig)
He was the dear brother of Florence Berseth, Eleanor Kucera and Alice
Maul and is further survived by 17 great-grandchildren, nieces,
nephews, other relatives and friends.
Harry was preceded in death by his beloved granddaughter, Jennifer
As a young man Harry had the opportunity to play ball with the New
York Giants. He was so fast at running the bases he earned the
nickname "Slippery Sciezor." That career ended when he was called to
service at the age of 18. Harry proudly served in the US Army for two
years during World War II as a prison guard in the Philippine
Islands. He was a member of the Rose-Harms American Legion Post 355.
Harry was a carpenter by trade. After his retirement, he worked in
maintenance in the Grafton school system. His master carpentry
skills, craftsmanship and work ethic were well-known and admired by
friends and co-workers alike. Harry was a kind and gentle man who
touched so many lives. All who knew Harry loved and respected him.
Our dear Harry will be forever missed.
Visitation will be Today, Thursday, September 8, 2011 from 4:00 PM to
6:00 PM at St. Paul Lutheran Church (701 Washington Street), Grafton.
A funeral service to honor Harry will follow visitation. Interment
church cemetery. Memorials of your choice are appreciated.