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Joseph Rygwelski

1924 - 2012

Joseph Anthony Rygwelski age 87 of Gaylord, formerly of Posen
passed away January 26, 2012 at McReynold’s Hall in Gaylord

Joseph was born March 25, 1924 in Posen
to Anthony and Frances (Berant) Rygwelski

He was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Fr. Casimir Szyper Council in
Posen, a long-time farmer, school bus driver, bartender, past president of the
chamber of commerce, Parade Marshal of the Posen Potato Festival and
choir member at St. Casimir Catholic Church.

Joe was a hard worker, a good card player, and provided great hospitality to family
and friends.

Mr. Rygwelski is survived by:
his beloved wife, Blanche;
his son, Michael (Linda);
stepchildren, Wayne (Sharon) Wyrembelski of Gaylord,
Anthony Wyrembelski of Colorado,
Julie Wyrembelski of Sault Ste. Marie,
Lenore Klein of Colorado, and Jan Wyrembelski of Colorado;
11 grandchildren;
two great grandchildren; and
many nieces and nephews.

Joseph was preceded in death by:
his parents, Anthony and Frances;
his brother John; and
two sisters, Martha Buza and Helen Buszka.

Friends may visit at St. Casimir Catholic Church on Monday, January 30th from
11:00 a.m. until time of mass at 1:00 p.m. with Fr. Stan Bereda officiating.

Burial will take place at St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery.

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