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Louis V. Chojnacki

March 9, 1941 ~ July 24, 2021 (age 80)


Louis V. Chojnacki, age 80, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Edgewater Haven Nursing Home in Port Edwards.

The funeral Mass will be at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, August 2, 2021 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids.  Burial will be at Guardian Angel Cemetery in Stevens Point.  Visitation for relatives and friends will be from 4:00-7:00 P.M. on Sunday at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids and from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the Mass on Monday at the church.

Louis was born March 9, 1941 in Stevens Point, WI to Stanley and Lillian (Firkus) Chojnacki.  He served his country in the United States Army and finished his high school education while stationed in Hawaii.  He was united in marriage to Lorraine Lepak on June 12, 1965.  They were blessed with 56 years together.

Louis worked for Domtar for over 35 years until his retirement.

He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.  He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and restoring classic cars.  He was a dedicated basketball coach for St. Lawrence Grade School and also for his own children for a number of years.

Louis is survived by his wife, Lorraine; four children: Stephen (Jennifer) Chojnacki, Denise (Richard) Kohl, Judy (Tim) Egle, and Holly (Edwin) Galarza; grandchildren: Katie, Noah, Jack, Ellie, Briel, Rhea, Lexi, Talin, Edwin Louis, and Maryah; one brother, Florian (Shirley) Chojnacki; four sisters: Marge Glodowski, Theresa (Ernest) Daniczyk, Patricia (Mike) Nord, and Rosalie Chojnacki; sister-in-law: Betty Chojnacki; and many nieces and nephews.

 He is preceded in death by his parents; five brothers: Stanley (Theresa) Chojnacki, Frank (Dolores) Chojnacki, Hank (Janet) Chojnacki, Leonard Chojnacki, and Jerome Chojnacki; sister: Mary (Ken) Ryckman; and brother-in-law: Jim Glodowski.

Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids, is honored to be assisting the family.

Special thanks to the staff at Edgewater Haven Nursing Home and Compassus Hospice for the excellent care they provided.

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August 1, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home
2201 Chestnut Street
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

August 2, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Lawrence Catholic Church (Wisconsin Rapids)

Funeral Mass
August 2, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Lawrence Catholic Church (Wisconsin Rapids)

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