William Rozynek Obituary

William Stanley Rozynek
William Stanley Rozynek

July 2, 1920 - November 20, 2001
Born in Chicago, Illinois
Resided in No. Ogden,, UT
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NORTH OGDEN – William S. Rozynek died November 20, 2001 from causes incident to several forms of cancer.

He was born July 2, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Stanley A. and Jessie E. Thayer Rozynek.

He graduated from Tilden Tech in Chicago and from the School of Forestry at Utah State Agricultural College in the Class of 1942.

Bill married Virginia Randall on April 17, 1943 at Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on October 27, 1961.

During WWII he served as a Marine Officer participating in three island invasions at Emirau, Pelelieu, and Okinawa, holding the rank of Captain upon discharge.

Following the war, he served with the U.S. Forest Service on the Wasatch, Uinta, Sawtooth, Payette, and Boise National Forests ending his career in the Ogden Regional Office, Division of Recreation and Lands.

Bill served as an officiator in the Ogden LDS Temple Baptistry for 17 years and held numerous leadership positions in the Church including Bishop’s Counselor, on two High Councils, and served two stake missions.

Bill also served on the North Ogden City Council, Planning Commission, and Board of Adjustment during the 1980’s.

He loved to read, ski, and enjoyed his hobby of wood turning. He was always willing to help others.

His parents and his sister, Esther Morris Walter, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife and sweetheart, Virginia Randall Rozynek; two daughters, Marilyn (Mark) Daley of Liberty; Melinda (Bryce) Larsen of North Ogden; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that donations be made to Primary Children’s Medical Center or the American Cancer Society.

The family wishes to thank the many friends and neighbors who have shown special love and Dr. John Wolthuis, Dr. Alton Wagnon, Dr. Robert Curtis, CNS Hospice, and their staffs.

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Visitation
Myers Mortuary - Ogden
100 Monroe Blvd.
Ogden, UT US 84404
November 23, 2001
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Service
North Ogden 6th Ward Chapel
205 East Elberta Drive
No. Ogden, UT US 84414
November 24, 2001
1:00 PM
Cemetery
Ben Lomond Cemetery
526 East 2850 No
North Ogden, UT US 84414
November 24, 2001