Cylkowski, Daniel J. Sr., 96, of Little Canada, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Stella; brothers, Joseph and Robert (Dee); and sister Dolores (Bill) Morgantini. Survived by his wife of 70 years, Corrine; sons, Daniel Jr. (Melody) and Gregory; grandchildren, Alicia (Phil) Arellano, Kayla, Nicole, Cameron, Lance, and AnnaBelle (Corey) White; and 5 great grandchildren. He retired from Hammâs Brewing. He served with distinction during World War II with General Pattonâs 3rd Army in the European Theater of Operations and was awarded five major battle stars. Participating in Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, (Battle of the Bulge) Rhineland, and Central Europe; ending up in Czechoslovakia at the end of the war.
A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at the Church of St. Casimir, 917 Jessamine Ave E, St Paul, with visitation being held from 10:00 AM until the time of the mass. Private family interment to be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Church of St. Casimir.