Anthony Ozelis, 92, Baraboo,
Anthony Andrew Ozelis, 92, of Baraboo, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at St. Clare Meadows Care Center in Baraboo.
Anthony was born on Oct. 3, 1925, in Chicago, the son of Peter and Agnes Ozelis. On Dec. 2, 1950, he was united in marriage to Genevieve Bombliss. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1945.
Anthony was employed at the Tootsie Roll Industries in Chicago for many years. He retired in 1997 and moved with Genevieve to Wisconsin in 1998. Anthony was a wonderful husband and father. Always the family counselor and peacemaker, his wisdom and compassion will be sorely missed.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Genevieve; son, Steven (Mary) Ozelis; grandchildren, Ian (Amanda) Ozelis, Rae Ann Pyfferoen, Daina and Peter Ozelis; great-grandchildren, Samantha Ozelis and Kaley Rathman. He is further survived by his sister-in-law, Irene Wiese; and brother-in-law, Gilbert (Nancy) Bombliss.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Baraboo, with Father Jay Poster officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be given to the Alzheimer’s Association.
The family would like to thank Father Jared Holzhuter and Father Jay Poster, the staff of St. Clare Meadows, Meadow View, and St. Clare Hospital for their kindness, compassion and professionalism in Anthony’s time of need.
The Rago-Baldwin Funeral Home is assisting the family.