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Sophia Nowaczyk Jankowiak
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1921, Poland
Death: Aug. 25, 2010
Prior Lake
Scott County
Minnesota, USA

The Fort Dodge Messenger
Saturday, August 28, 2010

Sophia Jankowiak, 89, of Prior Lake, MN and formerly of Fort Dodge, died Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Keystone Community Assisted Living in Prior Lake, MN.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 30th in the Chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Rev. Sunny Dominic officiating. Burial will be in Corpus Christi Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until the time of service.

Surviving is her daughter, Diane and Charles Deckas of Prior Lake, MN; grandchildren, Krystina Deckas, Stephanie Benson, Peter Deckas; great-grandchildren, Joseph and Grace Sophia; brother, Andrzej Nowaczyk of Poland; sister, Aniela Wieczorek. She was preceded in death by her parents, Josef and Stanislawa (Stryszak) Nowaczyk; her husband Francis; and a brother, Edmund Nowaczyk.

Sophia Nowaczyk was born April 6, 1921 in Wrzesnia, Poland and was raised and educated in Poland. She spent her life in Germany during WWII. In 1949, Sophia, her husband Francis, and their daughter Diane immigrated to the United States, where the family eventually settled in Fort Dodge. Sophia worked in Sales at JC Penney's for 28 years, retiring in 1993. She moved to Prior Lake, MN in 2003.

Her greatest enjoyment was traveling to Poland with her family to visit her relatives (which she was fortunate to do many times). The trips meant the world to Sophia.

Memorials may be left to the Alzheimer's Association. 
Corpus Christi Cemetery
Fort Dodge
Webster County
Iowa, USA
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