Town of Kossuth - Joseph J. Dworak Jr. (89) a resident of Town of Kossuth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 6th 2021, surrounded by love of those near and far. Joe was born in June 1932 on the home farm in the Town of Kossuth, son of the late Joseph and Caroline (Zeman) Dworak Sr. Joseph attended Brockville Grade School and Mishicot High School. On January 18,1955, Joe enlisted in the United States Army and served until he was honorably discharged on January 17, 1957. He felt honored to serve his country. He married Lavinia Clarke of Slough, England at St. Paul's Methodist Church in Manitowoc, WI on March 15, 1958. The couple lived and farmed in the Francis Creek area for the past 60 years. Joe's passion for farming started as a young boy and continued throughout his life. Joe served as County Board Supervisor for the town of Kossuth and as a former member of both the Farm Bureau and Lake to Lake Dairy Cooperative. In his later years he enjoyed assisting at Edgewood Game Farms and harvesting logs from his woods.
Joe is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lavinia (Clarke) Dworak Jr., Town of Kossuth; four children: John (Kathy) Dworak, Jackson, WI, Jane (Thom) Peters, Belleville, IL, Tom Dworak, Town of Kossuth, and Anne (Tracy) Snyder, Northfield, MN; grandchildren: Justin and Ryan (Britni) Dworak, Brianna, Nicola and Sarah Peters, and Tyler and Megan Snyder; great grandchild: Reese Dworak; sister, Darlene Wellner; two sisters in law: Darlene Dworak and Pamela Clarke; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Caroline Dworak Sr., his father and mother-in-law, Harry and Eva Clarke, three brothers, Norval Dvorak, Florian Dworak, Franklin Dworak, two sisters-in- law, Jean Dvorak, Loretta Dworak, and brothers-in-law, Harry Clarke and Donald Wellner.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at the Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home, 1124 Main Street, Kellnersville. Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lakeshorefamilyfuneralhomes.com
The Dworak family would like to express a very special thank you to the entire staff at Aurora Hospice Care for their compassionate care and all the kind wishes from family and friends during Joe's illness. Memorials may be made to Aurora Hospice Care.
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