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Theodore “Ted” James Svitavsky, 94, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, Waupaca. He was born on June 22, 1923, the son of Vincent J. and Mayme F. (Ruzicka) Svitavsky. He was a graduate of William Horlick High School, Racine, and held a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from UW Madison. Ted was a veteran of US Army and served in the China/Burma/India Theater, WWII. Ted is survived by two sons, Theodore and James, four grandchildren, Doug, Greg, Kim and Kate and one great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eldeen V. (Kunde), his parents, three sisters; Georiga Soens, Lydia Buchanan, Marie Wallet, and four brothers; Vincent L. Svitavsky Sr., Charles J. Svitavsky, Leo Svitavsky, and Thomas A. Woodrow. The Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at King’s Veteran Home - Olson Hall Chapel, 600 Mitchell Avenue in King. Visitation will be held on Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. The family has asked in lieu of flowers, that memorial donations be sent to Wilderness Veterans Flame Foundation, PO Box 83 Presque Isle, WI 54557 (715-686-2517) in Ted’s name. The family wishes to extend special thanks to King’s Veterans Home staff for their excellent care of Ted. Wichmann Funeral is assisting the family: (920)-739-1231. www.wichmannfargo.com