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Published January 21, 2014, 12:00 AM

William Makovsky

William "Wee Willie" Makovsky, 73, Moorhead, MN, died Sunday, January 19, 2014 at home with loving family surrounding him. William Arthur Makovsky was born on June 11, 1940 in Silver Lake, MN to William E. and Lucy (Wraspir) Makovsky. William attended and graduated from Silver Lake Public School in 1958. He served in the US Army from 1958 to 1960. William was married to Agnes B. Mallak from 1961 to 1986 and they raised five children.

On November 24, 1988, William was joined in marriage to Ann Ruzicka, with whom he recently celebrated 25 years of matrimony.

William Makovsky

William "Wee Willie" Makovsky, 73, Moorhead, MN, died Sunday, January 19, 2014 at home with loving family surrounding him. William Arthur Makovsky was born on June 11, 1940 in Silver Lake, MN to William E. and Lucy (Wraspir) Makovsky. William attended and graduated from Silver Lake Public School in 1958. He served in the US Army from 1958 to 1960. William was married to Agnes B. Mallak from 1961 to 1986 and they raised five children.

On November 24, 1988, William was joined in marriage to Ann Ruzicka, with whom he recently celebrated 25 years of matrimony.

William is survived by his wife, Ann, Moorhead, MN; sons, Wayne (Sheila) Ruzicka, Rogers, MN, Rodney (Beth) Ruzicka, Fargo, ND, Mike (Amber) Makovsky, Fergus Falls, MN, Mike (Laura) Ruzicka, West Fargo, ND, Jim (Dawn) Makovsky, Mankato MN, and Charlie (Jana) Makovsky, Grand Forks, ND; daughters, Lori (Jim) Lee, West Fargo, ND, Joan Makovsky, Apple Valley, MN, and Jennifer Makovsky, Keller, TX; 16 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; brother, August (Irene) Makovsky, Glencoe, MN; sisters, Delores Vorlicek, Biscay, MN and Darlene Vorlicek, Hutchinson, MN; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law, Junior Vorlicek and Stanley Vorlicek; and nephew, Fran Vorlicek.

There will be a visitation from 4:30-6:30 P.M. on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 with a prayer service following at 6:30 P.M. at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. The funeral mass will be at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, January 24, 2014 with a visitation one hour prior at Holy Family Catholic Church, Silver Lake, MN.

Special thanks to Hospice of the Red River Valley for the guidance and care they provided during this difficult time.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. To view the complete obituary and to sign the online guestbook, please visit www.boulgerfuneralhome.com

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