Sylvian V. Szuminski
Jan. 22, 1936 — Feb. 26, 2019

Sylvian V. “Silver” Szuminski, age 83 years, passed away Tuesday Feb. 26, 2019, while at home surrounded by family. He was born on Jan. 22, 1936, in Cassel, to Frank and Helen (nee Gajewski) Szuminski. On Feb. 13, 1960, Sylvian married Gloria J. Schlicht at Gesu Catholic Church in Milwaukee. He retired from American Motors as a die setter after 32 years of service.

Sylvian is survived by his wife, Gloria; his children: Sandra (John) Turnblom, Gail (Ruben) Hernandez, Peggy (the late Jim) Bowser, Mike, Carol (Bob) Hansen, Mark (Carolyn) and Steve; grandchildren: Michael (Carmen) Turnblom, Christy (Michael) Peterson, Lisa (Levi) Cook, Tino Goetz, Stacy (Mark) Bronstad, Leo (Nicole) Goetz, and Brittany Goetz, James (Laura) Bowser, Benjamin Bowser, Brandon Menning, Anthony Hansen, Taylor Hansen, Sean Szuminski, and another granddaughter on the way, plus 28 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; his sister Jolanta (Frank) Jagodzinski; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and three brothers.

Sylvian enjoyed bear hunting, deer hunting, fishing, playing the lottery, but he especially loved to spend time with his family and watching Fox News. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.

A memorial service will be held at a later date to be determined.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. For more information, call 262-338-2050 or visit