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Anthony "Tony" R. Kuchera

September 25, 1946 - November 21, 2018
Racine, WI



Tuesday, November 27, 2018
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM CST
Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home
Racine Location
803 Main St.
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 634-7888

Funeral Service 11:00 at the funeral home Private interment sill be held at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

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Life Story / Obituary


Anthony “Tony” R. Kuchera, age 72, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born in Racine, WI, September 25, 1946 son of the late Anthony and Irene (Nee; Nasticky) Kuchera.

Tony was a graduate of St. Catherine’s High School, Class of 1964. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force as a Staff Sergeant and Jet Mechanic. Returning from the Air Force, Tony furthered his education earning a bachelor’s degree in business from UW Parkside in 1973. He was employed as a Senior Buyer for JI Case / CNH for 34 years until his retirement in 2006.

Above all else, Tony loved being a father and spending time with his family. He enjoyed bowling, playing softball and golfing with friends; as well as taking care of his yard and working on computers.

Surviving are his former wife and best friend, Judy Kuchera of Racine; daughters, Tracy (Jeff) Magnuson of Elkhorn, Rebecca Kuchera and Kevin Betts of Appleton; son, Anthony (Michelle) Kuchera of Davidson, N.C.; two grandchildren, Ashton and Madelyn; sister, Susan Swendrowski; nephew, Drew (Lisa) Swendrowski, niece, Andrea (Luke) Weiland all of Wisconsin Rapids; great nieces and nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to his parent’s he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, John Swendrowski.

Friends and relatives are invited to join the family for a visitation at Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home starting at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, November 27. All are welcome to stay for a Memorial Service with Full Military Honors beginning at 11:00 AM. Private Interment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery at a later date.