Walter Vincent Dorzeski


WALTER VINCENT DORZESKI. Among the residents of Langlade County who witnessed the wonderful changes that have taken place during the past half century, and did their share in promoting the growth and development of the county, one of the best known was the late Walter Vincent Dorzeski. The subject of this sketch was born near Posen, Poland, in the year 1860, the son of John Dorzeski. When a youth he moved to America with his relatives. His mother died when Mr. Dorzeski was but a boy of nine years, and therefore a brother, residing in Posen, Poland, reared the boy to young manhood. Under his guidance and care the young lad attended the Posen schools. Coming to America he settled in Chicago, where he followed his trade of a custom tailor for many years. He was united in marriage to Jennie E. Moldrawski, a daughter of Ludwig Moldrawski, pioneer settler in Langlade County. The marriage was performed in Chicago, July 10, 1883. Mr. and Mrs. Dorzeski lived first on the Moldrawski farm in Langlade township. Mr. Dorzeski later cultivated his own farm. The Moldrawski farm was located on section 7, township 32, range 14 east. The occupation of farming and logging he followed throughout his life, which was ended December 6, 1921. Mr. Dorzeski was injured in a wreck on the Wolf River branch, C. & N. W. railroad and never regained his health. He is buried beside the remains of his deceased son, Casimir at Lily, Wis. He is survived in life by his wife and Victor and Dr. Edwin, sons, in Chicago, Ill., and Stanley and Walter, associated in the garage business in Antigo. Edmund, another son, died at an early age. The Dorzeski family live at 513 Doersch street. The township of Langlade could find no better type of citizen than Mr. Dorzeski, who served as township Chairman, as Supervisor of Assessments, and for years on the school board as Treasurer. His life was without a blemish. His wide list of acquaintances held him in high esteem for his splendid traits of heart and mind.

p.313 History of Langlade County Wisconsin Dessureau. Berner Bros. Publishing CO. 1922.