Valeria Frances Nowak Chap Rozeski, age 94, of Silver Lake passed away on Monday, August 31, 2020 at Cedar Crest in Silver Lake.
She was born on January 24, 1926 in Silver Lake the daughter of John S. & Mary (Goranowski) Nowak.
On April 15, 1947, Valeria F. Nowak and George F. Chap were joined in holy marriage at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Silver Lake. God blessed their marriage with eight children. George preceded Valeria in death on July 5, 1972.
On October 30, 1981, Valeria F. Chap and Casimer J. Rozeski were joined in holy marriage at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Casimer preceded her in death on April 9, 2011.
Valeria was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. She also belonged to the C.C.W. and Rosary Society. Valeria had a strong Catholic faith.
She made quilts for all of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Valeria was an avid gardener and flower gardener. She was a great cook! Her family enjoyed her homemade kolaches and Czernia soup.
Survived by her loving children: Mary Lou (Ron) Brandel, Kathy (John) Wozniak, George (Donna) Chap Jr., Linda (Joe) Zitzmann, Nancy (Duane) Ebert, Roger (Julie) Chap and Tom (Carrie) Chap; twenty-four grandchildren, thirty-eight great grandchildren and a great, great grandchild; a brother: Stanley (Mary Ann) Nowak; step daughters: Diane (Tom) Hosapple, Betty (Paul) Opsahl and Jane Bergren; other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husbands, Valeria was preceded in death by an infant Joseph Chap, a granddaughter Tara Jahnke, sisters Clara Kulinski and Angeline Kaczmarek and by brothers Leo, Ed and Art Nowak.
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