Nov. 7, 1916-Dec. 17, 2012
TORRINGTON – Funeral services for Arnold A. Wolski, 96, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at the First Wyoming United Presbyterian Church with Rev. Steven Seng officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery.
Arnold died Dec. 17, 2012 at the Colorado Plains Medical Center in Fort Morgan, Colo. A memorial has been established to the Torrington Senior Friendship Center. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and the casket will be open briefly prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home, and friends may send condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com.
Arnold was born Nov. 7, 1916 in Hall County, Neb., the son of Franz and Minnie (Schwieger) Wolski, where he grew up and received his early education. When he was a teenager, his family moved to Morrill, Neb., where he graduated high school.
He married Esther Eichler in 1940, and he began farming in the Lingle area. In 1952, they moved to Lyman, Neb., where he farmed until 1975. In 1975, he moved to Torrington, where he worked for the Farmer’s State Bank as an agricultural representative until his retirement in 1989.
Arnold enjoyed music, dancing, playing pitch, gambling, watching sports, hunting and fishing. He served on the Lyman school board for 11 years. He was in the top 10 sugar beet growers and served as a director at Farmer’s State Bank.
Arnold is survived by three daughters, Jean Fritzler and her husband Steve of Fort Morgan, Debbie Bozzuto of Hampton Falls, N.H., and Lori Libsack and her husband Jerry of Chandler, Ariz.; a grandson, Nick Libsack of Chandler; a granddaughter, Ali Bozzuto of Hampton Falls; a sister-in-law; two nephews; and a niece. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Esther; two brothers, Arthur and Edward; a sister, Florence; an infant daughter; and a son-in-law Rick Bozzuto.
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