INDEPENDENCE, Wis. — Adolph Saverinski, 91, of Independence died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Tri-County Care Center, Whitehall, Wis.
Adolph was born June 8, 1921, in the town of Burnside, Trempealeau County, to John and Catherine (Kloss) Saverinski. He married Katherine Smieja on Nov. 4, 1957, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Independence. She died Nov. 7, 1988.
Adolph worked on the family farm, railroad and then retired from the Trempealeau County Highway Department. He loved to fish and could crack hickory nuts like nobody’s business. He enjoyed playing Whist with his family.
Survivors include a brother, Alphonse (Patricia) Saverinski of Independence; two sisters, Agnes Dubiel of Independence and Pelchie (Richard) Rathke of Eau Claire; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife; four sisters, Genevieve Hagenbarth, Felia Kokott, Blanche Killian and Cecelia Killian; and a niece, Darlene Miles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, with the Very Rev. Woodrow H. Pace officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday with a prayer service at 7 p.m., followed by a rosary at Edison Funeral Home, Independence, and one hour prior to services at the church Thursday.
Online condolences may be offered at edisonfuneralhome.com.