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Elsward K. BURCH
Private - ____ Family 1 : Carol Joyce WIWATOWSKI


Private - ____ Father: Stanislaw JANUSZEWSKI
Mother: Helen SOCHA

    Stanislaw JANUSZEWSKI    
    Helen SOCHA    


23 AUG 1910 - 28 JUN 2002 Father: John R. WIWATOWSKI
Mother: Joanna F JANUSZEWSKI

Family 1 : Lillian Victoria ZEGAN
  1. +Michael Wayne WITT
  2. +Judith Marie WITT
  3. +Bridget Eulalie WITT
    John R. WIWATOWSKI    
   Katarzyna JASUNAUSKI
 Czeslaw John WIWATOWSKI
    Antoni JANUSZEWSKI +
    Joanna F JANUSZEWSKI    
  Johanna JANOWSKI +

Person Notes:
Both of Chester's grandmothers were widowers who remarried. The Witt family lived at 3246 North Hamlin in Chicago before moving to Duffy lane in Deerfield (around 1950). He tried to teach Lillian to drive many times, but failed each time. He started out at Mojonnier Brothers as an install man for refrigerator equipment in 1928. His father, John, had already been working there for four years. He had sold, designed (obtaining many patents worldwide), and implemented bottling and carbonating mixers before retiring. Some of his travels took him to Europe, South East Asia, China, Japan, Austrailia, and South America. At the time of his retirement in 1976 Chester was the Superintendent of the Research and Development Department. When asked "Why Retire to Searcy?" he replied that he found Searcy when hiring a man from the area. He really liked the fact that the climate was mild and "There wasn't a lot of old folks around." Honored in the WWII Memorial Registry of Remembrances at http://www.wwiiregistry.org (under Chester Witt) When baptized in 1944, his sponsers were John Januszewski and Catherine Wiwatowski.

View a list of some of Chester's Patents

Family Notes:
Chester played sax0phone for the Silver Rhythm Kings. Lillian performed as part of the Ross Sisters. There was an Easter Dance sponsored by the Silver Rhythm Kings on Saturday, April 11th 1936 at the Wonderland Ballroom at 2934 Milwaukee Avenue where the Ross Sisters Dancing Trio was the "Special Attraction".