Donald Czekalski Obituary

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In Memory of

Mr. Donald Elias Czekalski

June 13, 1931 - May 9, 2014

ELGIN Graveside service for Donald Elias “Ski” Czekalski, 82, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Ft. Jackson National Cemetery.  Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.

     Mr. Czekalski died Friday, May 9, 2014.  Born in Luzerne County, Penn., he was a son of the late Rudolph and Virginia Jones Czekalski.  Formerly of Wilkes-Barre, Penn., he served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy.  He worked at Topps Gum Company for many years and loved hunting and fishing.

     Surviving are his companion, Shirley Ellingsen; daughter-in-law, Jacqueline Czekalski of New Hampshire; 19 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret Czekalski.

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