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Anthony J. Popelka

March 11, 1931 ~ August 10, 2019 (age 88)

Anthony Joseph Popelka, 88, of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin passed away peacefully at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, Wisconsin on Saturday, August 10th, 2019. He was surrounded by his daughters, granddaughter and son-in-law. Anthony was born on March 11th, 1931 to the late Helen (Kowatch) and Anton Popelka in Chicago, Illinois. Anthony married Marianna Jones in 1970 in Richland Center, Wisconsin. 

A devout catholic, Anthony is survived by his 3 daughters, Betsy (Fred) Garrett, Jacqueline Popelka and Jill (Steve) Zerbe; granddaughter Ashley (Matthew) Boeka; sisters Barbara Popelka, Elizabeth Tepley, Mary Gosse, Rita Popelka and Teresa (Richard) Greskoviak; brothers Edward Popelka, John (Joan) Popelka, Robert Popelka and Vincent (Susan) Popelka; numerous nieces and nephews and cherished friends.

Anthony was preceded in death by his wife Marianna, his sisters Patricia and Margaret and his brother Joseph.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Mary’s of Assumption Parish in Richland Center, Wisconsin on a date and time to be determined.  A private interment will follow at the Richland Center Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in Anthony's name to: Aurora at Home Hospice.

On-line guestbook is at  The Popelka family was assisted by Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Elkhorn, WI.


Donations may be made to:

Aurora at Home Hospice
116 N. Dodge Street Suite 8, Burlington WI 53105

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