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Official Obituary of

William Daniel Zawistowski

July 29, 1940 ~ December 21, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

William Zawistowski Obituary

William Daniel Zawistowski died on December 21, 2023, in Fridley, MN.

He was born in his grandparents’ house on July 29, 1940, in Conrath, Wisconsin, to William A. and Marie (Makuch) Zawistowski. He was a lifelong resident of Stone Lake. He attended Jordan Grade School and in 1958 he graduated from Hayward High School. William attended Northland College and UW Superior. He also served in the National Guard. In 1965 he was united in marriage with Rosalind Ingbretson and together they had 4 children.

Throughout his life he was a man of many trades, he did a lot of different types of excavation work, including septic and plumbing jobs. During his lifetime, he was also working with his parents to build and run the family cranberry farms. He continued to be actively involved in the family business for many years until his retirement in the 2000’s.

William had many interests and hobbies during his lifetime. He was a pilot and loved flying his airplane, he enjoyed the company of his friends and their weekend poker games. He enjoyed hunting and especially loved spending time in Montana shooting gophers with his kids and grandkids.

He is survived by his wife, Rosalind; their four children, Laura (Steve) Vortanz, William (Julie) Zawistowski, Suzanne (Steve) Henk, and Amanda (Barry) DePew; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sisters, Joan O’Leary and Kathleen Zawistowski.

William is preceded in death by his parents William and Marie Zawistowski.

A celebration of life will be held at the Hayward Funeral Home on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at 11:30 AM with a visitation one hour prior.

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March 9, 2024

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Hayward Funeral Home
15571W County Highway B
Hayward, WI 54843

Prayer Service
March 9, 2024

11:30 AM
Hayward Funeral Home
15571W County Highway B
Hayward, WI 54843


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