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In Memory Of Our
Deceased Members
Lawrence F. Hadzima
Full Name
Lawrence Frances Hadzima
Date of Death
11 / 23 / 2022
Mary Jean
Veteran of...
  • Vietnam War - Battle for Cu Chi
  • Vietnam War
Larry wrote our Vietnam History & After Action Reports off of may documents recovered from the National Archives July 26, 1944 — November 23, 2022 Medlothian, Texas Lawrence “Larry” Francis Hadzima passed peacefully on November 23, 2022, in Dallas, TX. The son of Paul and Leona (Niedzwiecki) Hadzima was born on July 26, 1944, in Chicago, IL. He served in the U S Marine Corp and the U S Army with pride in the Vietnam war. Larry settled in Eau Claire, WI and worked at Bark River Culvert Company. On September 26, 1970, Larry married Mary Jean Lamovec in Willard, WI. After their marriage he worked as a Deputy Sheriff for Eau Claire County, a Juvenile Officer/Investigator for Chippewa County and lastly Police Chief in Neillsville, WI until disabilities forced him to resign. After raising his family in Neillsville, he and Mary relocated to Midlothian, TX in 2016. He was a member of St Mary's Catholic Church in Neillsville, WI, and St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Waxahatchie, TX. He is survived by his wife Mary Jean, his son Chad (Jeannine) Hadzima of Green Bay WI, 3 daughters Suellyn (Rob) Slater of Iola, WI, Jennifer Hadzima of Green Bay, WI and Jill (Larry) Farbin of Midlothian, TX. He is further survived by grandchildren Johnathan and Danica Slater, Rebecca, Theresa and Julia Hadzima, Jack and Alex Van Nuland and Ian and Easton Farbin. Two brothers Jerry (Karen) Hadzima of Hudson, WI, Tom (Paula) Hadzima of Milwaukee WI and sister-in-laws Germaine (Rob) Levac of Hot Springs Village, AR and Mary Lou Lamovec of Willard, WI as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Larry was predeceased by his parents Paul and Leona Hadzima, his in-laws Frank and Helen Lamovec, a sister Loretta Bertrand, sister-in-law Judy Bauer-Mayenschein, brother-in-laws Richard Bauer, Lee Mayenschein, and Jerry Lamovec, and a nephew Shannon Lamovec.