Tuesday, September 6, 2011



ADDRESS: W6221 County Road M, Medford; A township of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:00 AM Tuesday, September 6 at his residence in the township of Medford under the loving care of his family and Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Friday, September 9 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Whittlesey

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joe Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Interment of his cremated remains will take place at OLPH Catholic Cemetery, Whittlesey at a later date

VISITATION AT: OLPH Catholic Church, Whittlesey from 4:00 PM until the time of the Prayer/Rosary service at 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 8 and also from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Friday, September 9

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 7, 1917 at the township of Chelsea

EDUCATION: Winding Brook elementary school, township of Chelsea, 1934 graduate of Medford High School and graduate of Taylor County Normal School, Medford

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: June 30, 1938 at OLPH Catholic Church, Whittlesey to Margaret “Marge” Brandner and they recently celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Following his education, he taught elementary school at rural Taylor Co. schools from 1935-1957. They also farmed in the townships of Chelsea and Medford having moved to the township of Medford in 1948. He also worked for Livestock Management & Marketing of Francis Creek, WI, Hurd Millwork, Medford Co-op, worked on a fox farm in the town of Chelsea and for the Social Security Dept. for periods of time. He helped organize the WI Rural Housing Co-op. He enjoyed most of all his family, hunting, fishing, trapping, playing cards, baking, cooking, gardening and traveling.

MEMBER OF: OLPH Catholic Church, Whittlesey where he held various offices and taught CCD classes; Catholic Knights of Columbus; WI Rural Housing Co-op; Taylor Co. Retired Teachers; Taylor Co. Historical Society;

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Margaret “Marge” Tlusty of the township of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Judith (Richard) Mercier of Ashland, Robert Tlusty of Wauwatosa, WI, Mary (Ronald) Mauer of Delafield, WI, John (Annette) Tlusty of Westboro

CHILDREN DECEASED: Son – Dennis Tlusty in 1958


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 brothers – Richard Tlusty of Merrill & Leon (Bernice) Tlusty of Medford

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 5 brothers – George, Lawrence, Ernest, Allen & Franklin Tlusty
1 sister in infancy – Loretta Tlusty

DECEASED FATHER: Ferdinand Tlusty DECEASED MOTHER: Teckla Reinhardt

PALLBEARERS: Grandsons – Adam & Eric Mauer, Michael, Robert & Jerry Mercier, Daniel Tlusty

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to the family for a future designation
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