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James H. Dzurick, Sr.
Issue Date: May 11, 2022
James H. Dzurick, Sr., 82, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Rennes Health Center, East in Peshtigo.
Born Oct. 13, 1939, to Andrew and Ida (Walters) Dzurick, he lived in this area all of his life. He married the love of his life, the former Helen Ratzkewitsch on April 8, 1961 at St. Joseph Church in Walsh and she preceded him in death on Nov. 9, 2020. He spent many years as a Facility Manager for Marinette County, from where he retired.
He lived a life of loving and being around people. Family and friends meant everything to him, he loved get-togethers and always leant a helping hand to everyone. He enjoyed building projects, cribbage games with guys from work and always talked about his golf outings along with The Hunt Club, Lonesome Pines of Silver Cliff, which was talked about to the end.
Survivors include three sons, Jim (Jill) Dzurick, Robert Dzurick (Cindy, deceased) and John (Karen) Dzurick; many grandchildren; a brother, Kenneth (Ellen) Dzurick of Marinette; three sisters, Jean Dzurick Janofski and Faye Meyer (Ron, deceased), both of Marinette and Joyce (Doug) Carriveau of Crivitz; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Connie Walter (Nick, deceased) of Kentucky, Leonard (Bonnie) Ratzkewitsch of Crivitz and Morgan Olga Carrington of Arizona and many nieces; nephews; cousins and friends.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen; a daughter-in-law, Cindy and two brothers-in-law, Ron Meyer of Marinette and Nick Walter of Kentucky.
Due to Covid restrictions, a public service was not held for his wife in 2020. A joint Funeral Mass was held for Jim and Helen at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 11 at SS Joseph and Edward Catholic Church in Walsh (Porterfield) with Fr. Jack Harper presiding. Friends called at the Church from 10:30 a.m. until time of the Mass. A family interment took place at St. Joseph Cemetery in Porterfield. Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home of Marinette assisted the family.