Joseph Bernard Chrzanowski

June 30, 1923August 10, 2014

Joseph Chrzanowski “The Consummate Gentleman” Beloved husband of the late Sally; Dear father of Dr. Gregory, Victoria (Ken) Smits, Judith (Peter) Bill and Carolyn (Jeffrey) Rovner; Loving Grandfather of Christopher, Michael, Alexander, Jillian, Brody and Dashel. Predeceased by Rebecca; Loving Great Grandfather of Katlyn Marie. Born in Detroit, Mr. C was a graduate of Catholic Central in 1940 and then received his B.A. from Kalamazoo College in 1950. He served as a Second Lieutenant during WWII, and later as a First Lieutenant during the Korean Conflict in the Medical Service Corps In 1953. Upon his return, He entered the retail business field and became a highly regarded district manager for the Winkelman Company. Upon Retirement he and his wife Sally relocated to AZ and enjoyed their lovely home situated along the golf course. Mr. C was an avid member of the Officers Club at Luke Air Force Base and the Ben Avery Gun Club. As a Senior Olympic Medalist in Skeet and Trap Shooting, He met and competed with some of the finest shooters in the Country. Funeral Instate 11am Thursday August 14, 2014 at St. Joan of Arc 22412 Overlake St, St Clair Shores, MI 48080. Funeral Mass to follow at 12pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Open Arms For Children, PO box 2198, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340


  • Instate Thursday, August 14, 2014
  • Mass Thursday, August 14, 2014

Joseph Bernard Chrzanowski

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Matthew Rak

August 13, 2014

On behalf of Kaul Funeral Home St. Clair Shores I would like to express our sincere condolences. Our thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times.

Mary & Craig

August 12, 2014

Mr. C was always a sweet gentleman. I always loved chatting with him, he was a very interesting man. We were so fortunate that Vicki and Ken brought him to our family parties. RIP Mr. C.

Gary Marcy

August 11, 2014

Gary and I always enjoyed our visits with Uncle "Joe". We loved his stories and his up beat personality. He was always a gentleman and will be greatly missed. I am sure he is entertaining his family in Heaven...We will never forget him..
Gary and Dianne