Funeral services for Edward Chorenziak, 74, West Plains, Missouri, will be held 10:00 am, Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, West Plains with Father Joe Weidenbenner officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, West Plains.
He was born the son of the late Edward Chorenziak and Gladys Gardas Suwalkowski, on September 3, 1936 in Detroit Michigan and died March 20, 2011 in Salem, Missouri.
He was united in marriage October 19, 1957 in Detroit Michigan to Roselee Berger.
He is survived by his wife, Roselee Chorenziak, of the family home, West Plains; six children, Edward Chorenziak, Jr., Booneville, Missouri, Joan Brandon, husband, Bill, Fowlerville, Michigan, Daniel Chorenziak, wife, Kara, Hamilton, Texas, Paul Chorenziak, Jefferson City, Missouri, Pamela Cox, husband, Kelly, West Plains, and Christina Chorenziak, West Plains; one sister, Joann “Jody” King, West Plains, Missour; fourteen grandchildren, Jennifer Chorenziak, Seattle, Washington, Eddie Chorenziak, wife, Kim, Jefferson City, Missouri, Timothy Chorenziak, Jefferson City, Missouri, Jessica Brandon, Jackie Brandon, and Joey Brandon, all of Fowlerville, Michigan, Ethan Chorenziak, Ben Chorenziak, Andrew Chorenziak, and Joshua Chorenziak, all of Hamilton, Texas, Andrea Cox, Kristen Cox, and Aaron Durney, all of West Plains; two great grandchildren, Averee Chorenziak and Gabriella Chorenziak, all of Jefferson City, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Richard Chorenziak.
He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, West Plains and the Knights of Columbus. He was an insurance agent for AAA for over nineteen years. He loved to play golf. He taught PSR Religion classes for twenty years. The students loved him. He was a loving and kind man, with a very witty nature.
Memorial contributions may be made to Birthright, West Plains, and can be left at the funeral home.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.
Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.