Albert P. Sufka, 85, Little Falls, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud.
He was born April 10, 1916, in Harding to Michael and Sophie Sufka. He attended country school until eighth grade. He enlisted in the Army in 1943, serving in North Africa, Sicily, England, Normandy, France, Rhineland, Holland and Belgium. He was discharged in 1945. He received two Purple Hearts during his military career. He worked as a foundry worker for the Prospect Co., in Minneapolis, for 26 years. He married Edna Kieffer Klosowski in 1969 in Little Falls. They lived in Little Falls. He worked in Little Falls where he was a self-employed carpenter. He retired in 1978. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, a life member of the DAV and VFW and the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Little Falls; two daughters, Dorothy Bergh, Plymouth, and Pam Kay, Minneapolis; three sons, Donald Sufka, Anoka, Walter Sufka, New Hope, and Kenneth Sufka, Redding, Calif.; six stepsons, Arnold Klosowski, Dennis Klosowski, Robert Klosowski, Larry Klosowski, and Michael Klosowski, all Little Falls, and Richard Klosowski, Royalton; a stepdaughter, Judy Fussy, Little Falls; seven grandchildren; 31 stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and 27 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Three brothers, August, Ed and Louie Sufka; a stepson, Jerry Klosowski; and two stepdaughters, Debbie Klosowski and Diane Bourgeois, died earlier.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls with the Rev. Nicholas Landsberger officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Little Falls. Memorials are preferred to the Little Falls DAV.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today with parish prayers at 5:30 p.m. and a Legion prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls and from 8-11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel.
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