Daniel F. Cwiklinski, 94
July 25, 1923 — Nov. 24, 2017
Daniel F. Cwiklinski was reunited with his beloved wife Dorothy on Nov. 24, 2017, at the age of 94. He was born in Milwaukee on July 25, 1923, to the late Joseph and Jane (Novachek) Cwiklinski.
He proudly served his country with the United States Army during World War II. Following his discharge, he returned to Milwaukee. He was a loyal employee of Cutler-Hammer for 44 years, retiring in 1994.
On July 6, 1946, he and Dorothy Sibinski were joined in marriage. He treasured the bond they shared for the rest of his life. He died wearing the ring he gave her more than 71 years ago.
Together they raised eight children. He enjoyed coaching his six sons in baseball and basketball and was an avid supporter of their daughters' various activities.
Dan is survived by his children, Jim (Pat), Gerald (Pat), John (Joan), Joe, Daniel (Willetta), Jane (Dave) Rott and Julie (Joe Novack); daughter-in-law, Cindy; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
In addition to his wife, Dorothy and his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeff. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Schmidt Funeral Home in Jackson. Burial will be Friday at 1 p.m. in Amberg Cemetery in Amberg. The family will greet relatives and friends during a period of visitation at the funeral home Thursday from 4-5:45 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated.
Dan's family wishes to express great appreciation to the staff at the Pavilion at Glacier Valley in Slinger for their gentle and loving care during his last days.
Online guestbook and condolences available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.