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George "Bud" Wozney

April 2, 1934 — April 22, 2021

George “Bud” Wozney, 87, of Whitehall, died Thursday, April 22, 2021 in St. Croix Hospice care at Pigeon Falls Health Care Center, Pigeon Falls. Bud was born April 2, 1934 in Poker Coulee, Trempealeau County, to George A. and Valeria (Marsolek) Wozney. He married Shirley Halverson August 3, 1957 in Milwaukee. Bud worked in sales at GTC Motor Parts in Whitehall and at Desco Construction as an equipment operator. He was a member of Local 49. After retirement, he was a caretaker for Trempealeau County Housing Authority. He loved spending time with his grandkids and great grandkids. Bud enjoyed camping and fishing on Bear Lake in Haugen, Wis. for many years. He loved playing horseshoes and going for walks around town. He was a Packer, Badger and Brewer fan. He enjoyed coffee with his friends. He loved his grand dogs and his boat. Bud served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Whitehall. Bud is survived by his wife, Shirley of Whitehall; son, Chuck Wozney of Whitehall; two daughters, Kaye (Mark) Koxlien of Eau Claire and Lori (Rick) Paulson of Whitehall; six grandchildren, Erinn (Aaron) Smith, Emily (Matt) Schweitzer, Andrea (Sam) Johnson, Jacob Paulson, Nicholas (Brittany) Paulson and Michael (fiancée Jaci Symitczek) Paulson; sister Phyllis Moen of So. Milwaukee; 13 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Edmund and Raymond Wozney and sister, Betty Weibel. Private family services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 30, 2021 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Whitehall. Burial, with military rites, will be in Lincoln Cemetery, Whitehall. Bud’s family would like to extend their thanks to St. Croix Hospice for all of the support and care during this difficult time. COVID-19 guidelines for the Mass St. John's Catholic Church Whitehall, Wisconsin Wearing a mask is strongly encouraged (Masks are available at the church entrance if you need one) + Please enter the church with proper social distancing through the main doors. + After signing the register book, please go to the right side and up the aisle to offer your condolences to the family. + You may only offer your condolences from a social distance. + Family members who live in your house may sit together. + All others must be seated 6 feet apart and only in open pews. Communion + Per Diocese of La Crosse guidelines: If receiving communion requires you to pass someone in your pew not in your household, then everyone seated in the pew should come forward. If those coming forward are not receiving Communion, they can simply signal by crossing their arms or pass by without approaching the priest of deacon. + Maintain proper social distancing at the end of Mass and walking out of the church to the grave. + Maintain proper social distancing while at the graveside service. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of George "Bud" Wozney, please visit our flower store.

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