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Tony Donald Perushek

January 18, 1924 — August 20, 2015

Tony Perushek, age 91, of Neillsville, WI died Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Neillsville Care and Rehabilitation Center.Anton Donald Perushek was born on January 18, 1924 in Willard, WI the son of Ludwig and Pauline (Stupica) Perushek. Tony was raised and educated in Willard and then enlisted into the United States Army in 1942. He attended basic training at Camp Robinson in Arkansas and then served twenty-six months at the Aleutian Islands in Alaska and some time at Camp Callen, CA before being sent to Europe to participate in the Battle of the Bulge. When the war ended he was stationed in Germany until he was sent to Fort Sheridan, IL. After his Honorable Discharge he moved back to Willard and worked at Laabs Dairy. On June 22, 1950 Tony was united in marriage to Jeanette Carl in Willard. They moved to Neillsville where Tony worked for the Neillsville Milk Products for sixteen years and then as a custodian at the Clark County Court House for twenty-two years and then the Neillsville Public Library until he retired in 2013. Tony was a member of the Neillsville VFW, the KSKJ Lodge in Willard and St. Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville where he also served as a money counter.Tony loved to garden, play cards, go deer hunting and reminisce about his days growing up in Willard.He is survived by a daughter; Patricia Perushek of Eau Claire, WI and a son; John (Tammy) Perushek of Neillsville, three grandchildren, Jessica (Joe) Placek of Kaukana, WI, Ashley Perushek of South Milwaukee, WI and Benjamin Perushek of Eau Claire, WI and two great grandchildren; Easton and Emmalyn.Tony was preceded in death by his wife; Jeanette on May 8, 2015 and a son, Michael in 2002, sisters; Pauline Volk, Angeline Schultz, Ann Perushek, Mary Shumate and brothers; Frank, Joe, Charles and Ludwig Perushek.A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 28, 2015 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville, WI. Rev. Varkey V. Joseph will officiate. Interment will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, with Military Honors performed by the Neillsville Veteran's Council. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church.Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Tony's family with Funeral arrangements.Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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