Dominic M. “Dom” Warzecha, 79, St. Cloud
September 1, 1935 - January 30, 2015
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell for Dominic M. “Dom” Warzecha, age 79, of St. Cloud who passed away on Friday, January 30, 2015 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Gregory Lieser will officiate. Burial will take place in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery with full Military Honors at a later date.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday and after 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the St. Francis Xavier Gathering Space in Sartell. Parish Prayers will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
Dom was born on September 1, 1935 in Holdingford, Minnesota to Vincent and Rose (Kuklok) Warzecha. He served honorably in the United States Army, retiring as a Major in the Army Reserve. Dom married Eileen Schmitz on April 11, 1959 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in St. Cloud. He owned and operated Dom’s Watch Repair and Jewelers in St. Cloud for 48 years. He was a member of the Holdingford American Legion Post #211 and the Knights of Columbus Council #5276.
Dom was an avid runner, completing over 58 marathons, including two with all five sons. He also enjoyed both downhill and cross country skiing, picking morel mushrooms, gardening, and volunteering.
He is survived by his wife Eileen; children, Terry (Kathleen Harris) Warzecha, Lincoln MA, Scott (Gloria) of St. Cloud, Timothy (Dawn) of Hibbing, Richard of St. Paul, Dale (Julie) of Avon; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers and sister, Phil (Diane) of Sauk Rapids, Kenneth (Donna) of St. Cloud, Veronica (Tom) Friehammer of Rice; step-sister, Eileen (Al) Fussy of Bowlus: and many nieces and nephews.
Dom was preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Catherine; infant brother, Richard; brother and sister, James and Isabelle Friehammer; step-brothers and sister, Lawrence Feia, Cyril Feia, Apolonia Pilarski,
Memorials are preferred.