Mr. George L. Chwascinski of Creal Springs, formerly of Beaucoup, departed this life at the home of his daughter in Creal Springs on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 2:50 P.M. He had attained the age of 88 years, 3 months and 5 days.
George was born in Beaucoup, on April 14, 1929 the son of John and Carman Anna (nee Blush) Chwascinski. He was united in marriage to Imagene Mefford in the St. Michael Catholic Church in Radom on June 2, 1949 and she preceded him in death on October 10, 2001.
Mr. Chwascinski worked for the Illinois Central Railroad as a production foreman in the car shops at the rail yards in Centralia for several years until his retirement in 1985.
George loved his job at the railroad and rarely missed a day of work. In his younger days, George enjoyed golfing, bowling, hunting, fishing, and building and flying model airplanes. In his later years he enjoyed cutting his grass, watching the Cardinals, going to horse races, playing cards and still enjoyed building and flying model planes. George owned and operated the Beaucoup Gun Club in Beaucoup for several years. He was a member of the St. Ann Catholic Church in Nashville. George was a loving father and grandfather. He was a caring and devoted husband and took care of his wife at their home for eight years after she fell ill.
Left to mourn his passing is his daughter, Tina Kleiboeker of Creal Springs; six grandchildren, Timothy Lietz of Beaucoup, Ross Lietz and wife Jill of Irvington, Rhonda Lietz of Ashley, Sarena Kleiboeker and Tasha Kleiboeker both of Marion, and Megan Kleiboeker of Creal Springs; seven great grandchildren, Kody Lietz, Gavyn Lietz, Camden Jones, Sophia Whitelow, Maggie Lietz, and Bodhi and Cordelia Hammonds; one great-great grandchild, Emery Lietz; a sister, Regina Kraus of Okawville; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Marcia Lynn Lietz; his brothers, Ben, John, Frank, Leo, Steve, Joe, Ray and a brother in childhood; and sisters, Clara Cimoch, Sophia Kryzanowski and a sister in childhood.
Funeral services will be held from the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 12 P.M. with Pastor Mickey Kleiboeker officiating. Interment will be in the Beaucoup Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville on Wednesday from 10 A.M. until the service hour.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com