Edward "Ed" Joseph Sokolowski
September 26, 1941 - December 15, 2013
Elkhorn: Edward J. Sokolowski: 72, of Elkhorn, WI died Sunday December 15, 2013 at St. Lukeís Medical Center Milwaukee after an apparent heart attack. He was born September 26, 1941 in Chicago, IL the son of the late Joseph and Evelyn (Dubiel) Sokolowski. Ed attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin Platteville. Ed served in the U.S. Army with a tour of duty in Viet-Nam. He was united in marriage to the former Judith A. Gehrke on April 4, 1970 at St. Josephís Catholic Church Richmond, IL. Edís career was in finance, he started working as a loan officer for Production Credit Association in Elkhorn, then was branch manager for Blackhawk Credit Union of Delavan, and then Walworth State Bank, retiring in 2006. He currently was working as a Bailiff at the Walworth County Courthouse. Ed was extremely involved with the Walworth County Fair serving on the Fair Board for over 30 years becoming Treasurer in 1983 until 2004. He is currently the President, elected in 2004. Ed served as Director of the Walworth County Fair Foundation, Board of Directors and was past president of the State Association of Wisconsin Fairs, member of St. Patrickís Catholic Church and serves on the finance committee, member of the Elkhorn Knights of Columbus council # 3464, charter member and past president of the Elkhorn Rotary Club, he was avid Green Bay Packer and Wisconsin Badger Fan, enjoyed biking, reading, hunting and going to sock-hops. But his true love was his family, he was especially proud of his daughters and his 5 grandchildren. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be truly missed by his wife of 43 years, Judy, 2 daughters: Stacey (Mark) Malvitz of Elkhorn, WI and Amy (Bret) Mullikin of Tomah, WI, 5 grandchildren: Afton, Brynn and Bode Malvitz, Nola and Knox Mullikin. 1 brother: Chester (Joyce) Sokolowski of Burlington, WI and 1 sister Nancy (Mike) Hayes of Campbellsport, WI and by a host other relatives and friends. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM Saturday December 21 at St. Patrickís Catholic Church 107 W. Walworth Street Elkhorn, WI with Father Oriol Regales officiating. Visitation will be Friday 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home and Crematory 730 N. Wisconsin St. Elkhorn, WI.
On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.
The family would like to thank Edís Doctors: Drs. Christopher Daniele, Denise Pigarelli and David C. Thies.