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Sylvester Michael
Nieznanski

Nieznanski, Sylvester M. “Syl”

Peacefully entered Eternal Life on Thursday March 8th, 2018 age 90yrs. Beloved husband of Patricia Wiese. Dear father of Nancy (John) Okolowicz, James (Rosie) Nieznanski, Richard (Valerie) Nieznanski, Susan (Rob) Brower, children of his previous marriage to the late Jean (nee Golos) Nieznanski. Further survived by 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by 6 sisters: Genevive Pacala, Angeline Jagodzinski, Sabina “Sally” Wysocki, Martha Jurgilanis, Clementine “Tina” Carr, Virginia Bergeson and 1 brother Edmund “Eddie” Nieznanski.

Syl proudly served as an airman in the US Navy in WWII. He retired from Allen Bradley after 33 years of dedicated service. Syl enjoyed fishing, ice skating and creating things.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday March 21st, 2018 at HALES CORNERS LUTHERAN CHURCH 12300 W. Janesville Road from 10 AM until the time of Memorial service at 11:30AM. In lieu of flowers memorials to Hales Corners Lutheran Church appreciated.

Heritage Funeral Home
4800 So. 84th St (414)281-5533
Guest Book and Directions
www.heritagefuneral.com

Past Comments

Susan Brower (Nieznanski)

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Ruth (Karius) Fredericks

Pat I have fond memories of skating with you and Syl at the Greater Milwaukee Dance sessions and at the other rinks throughout Milwaukee over many years. The friendly smile and twinkle in his eyes enjoying the sport together with a cordial manner will be missed by all.

Ruth (Karius) Fredericks

Francie West-niece

Dear Pat & all my cousins:
My sincere condolences at Uncle Syl’s passing. I will keep you all in my prayers. I am so glad that Ed & I got to visit with Uncle Syl and all of you at the Nieznanski cousins reunion a few years back.

ginny hynes

I remember meeting Syl @ the old Mayfair rink when I first started to ice skate, and this elegant Gentleman came up to me and offered his help W/ my skating–I am forever grateful to Syl for helping me get over the fear of falling instantly w/ his gentle manner. Thanks again dear friend, and I know they will love you in heaven.

Susan Brower (Nieznanski)

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