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Clarence S.  Resop

Obituary for Clarence S. Resop

June 11, 1927 - April 26, 2016
Horicon, Wisconsin | Age 88


Clarence S. 'Fatso' Resop, age 88, of Horicon, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam.

The visitation will be at Sacred Heart Parish in Horicon on Friday, April 29, 2016 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a Rosary service at 7:45 PM. There will also be a visitation at the church on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 9:00 AM until 9:45 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at the church on Saturday at 10:00 AM with Fr. Mike Petrie officiating. Burial will be at St. Malachy Cemetery in Horicon. Military honors will be conducted by the Horicon American Legion Post # 157.

Clarence was born the son of Ezedore and Wanda (Bozych) Resop III on June 11, 1927 in Berlin, WI. He was united in marriage on May 7, 1955 to Agnes 'Aggie' Burk at Our Lady of the Lake in Green Lake. In 1955 they moved to Slinger and then in 1956 they moved to Watertown. In 1969 they then moved and settled in Horicon where they became members of St. Malachy's Catholic Church. Clarence was a member of the Army National Guard from 1948-1957. He worked for the Milwaukee Road and Wisconsin and Southern Railroads for 32 years until 1982 and then went on to become the custodian at Horicon High School. He was an active member of Sacred Heart Parish and was a 3rd degree in the Knights of Columbus. Clarence loved to be active and loved to be outside. He loved the time spent playing baseball over the years especially with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed playing table tennis, doing puzzles, and rooting on the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers. Clarence will also be fondly remembered for his love of the snow and letting everyone know he 'prayed for it'.

Survivors include his; children, Cindy (Jeff) Schlatter of Watertown, Diane (Keith) Thomas of Avondale, PA, Duane (Cheryl) Resop of Las Vegas, NV, Debbie (Bob) Schaefer of Muskego, Keith (Denise) Resop of West Bend, Jeff (Laura) Resop of Horicon, Steve (Linda) Resop of Dassel, MN, Patty (Chip) Dykstra of Rice Lake, and Kit (Amy) Resop of Queen Creek, AZ; grandchildren, Theresa ( Adam), Matt (Rachel), Brian, Kevin, Tim (Jenna); Analise, Alec; Emilee; Zach, Becca, Ben; Nathan (Brooke); Ashley, Lindsay, Parker, Michaela, Seth; Evelyn, Sam, Jackson; Abby and Katy; great grandchildren, Ryan, Allyson, Ethan, and Lincoln; sister, Marion Cismoski; brother; Thomas (Donna) Resop. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Agnes in 2011, sisters; Irene Mathia, Alice Bartol, Isabelle Bartol, brothers; Leonard, Sylvester 'Mike' and Edward.

Memorials may be directed to Sacred Heart Parish in Horicon

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