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Knights of Columbus Rosary 6:30 P.M.
Prayer Service 6:45 P.M.
Further visitation Monday morning, August 26th one hour prior to Mass at the Church.

Douglas John Chalupsky, age 66 of Winsted, peacefully entered into eternal glory while surrounded by his family, August 18, 2019.

Doug was born on January 24, 1953 to Amos and Lola (Olson) Chalupsky in Buffalo, MN.

Doug graduated from Holy Trinity High School and continued his education at St. John’s University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.

He married the love of his life, Carolyn Kritzeck on August 18, 1984 at Holy Trinity Church in Winsted, MN.

Doug was employed at Littfin Lumber Company as a salesman for 44 years. He was a very outgoing man who enjoyed getting to know people and making connections.

He enjoyed attending sporting events and any of his children’s extra curricular activities. He was also an outdoors man and an accomplished athlete who enjoyed hunting, boating, golfing, baseball, and time at his family cabin.

Doug was a member of Holy Trinity Parish in Winsted and Knights of Columbus.

His most cherished accomplishment was his family.

Doug is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Carolyn and 4 children, Curtis Chalupsky, Dana (Michael) Babcock, Clare Chalupsky (fiance John Max) , Beth Chalupsky (fiance Dustin Johantgen) , and his beloved granddaughter Sawyer Babcock.
He is further survived by his mother-in-law Lorraine Kritzeck. Brothers and sisters Lorelie Yager, Gary (Lynn), Carl (Diana), Steve, Ted (Diane), Jeanne (Kent) Hierstein, Brian (Sandy), Judy, Matthew (Cindy), Glenn (Grace), Ken (Elgene), Larry (Donna), Bruce (Alice) and numerous beloved relatives.

Doug was preceded in death by his parents, Amos and Lola, father-in-law Leo Kritzeck and brothers-in-law Joe Kritzeck and Jon Kritzeck and Donald Yager.

The family expresses their appreciation to all relatives and friends who made an impact in Doug’s life.

A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial for Douglas Chalupsky will be held on Monday, August 26th, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Concelebrants will be Father Tony Stubeda and Father Stan Mader.

Readers for the Mass will be Ted Chalupsky and Glenn Chalupsky.

Gift Bearers will be Curt Chalupsky, Michael Babcock, John Max and Dustin Johantgen.

Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 25th, 2019 from 4-7 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 6:30 P.M. and a Prayer service at 6:45 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Monday morning, August 26th one hour prior to Mass at the church.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Gary Chalupsky and Carl Chalupsky.

Casket Bearers will be Steve Chalupsky, Ted Chalupsky, Brian Chalupsky, Matt Chalupsky, Glenn Chalupsky, Ken Chalupsky, Larry Chalupsky and Bruce Chalupsky.

8 Guestbook Entries

  1. Larry, Lynn , Kent, and Marissa Bartels

    Carolyn and family,
    We are all so sorry to learn that Doug has passed. Doug was one person who always had a positive outlook on life and life’s events no matter what was happening. I hope we can all learn a lesson from his life and be positive and cheerful and find some good in everything.
    God bless all of Doug’s family and friends (hundreds of people) and give them some comfort at this time and going forward.

  2. Ray Chalupsky

    Doug was a great cousin. Proud to call him a friend also. Sympathies to his family and the rest of the Amos and Lola clan.

  3. Deacon Michael Thoennes

    To Carolyn and Steve (and the rest of the family);
    My deepest condolences on the passing of Doug. I have known him for 35 plus years and he always had that tell-tale smile on his face and kind things to say. He will be sadly missed.

  4. Lisa Hagen

    I am so saddened to hear of Doug’s passing. He was one of the best. Cherish every memory and moment you had with him to always keep his spirit alive. Watch for him, when you need him he will be there in little signs. God bless his soul, may he rest in peace. Hugs and prayers.

  5. Tracie and Kevin and Katie Coppess

    So sorry for your loss, sending our condolences and are prayers to all of Doug family. Will try to make it down some other time to get together.

  6. Mary Kay Alger Deidrick

    My deepest heart felt sympathy.

  7. Bruce Dahl

    Got to work with Doug for a number of years @ Littfin’s and we also went hunting on each others land. Great guy and will be missed.

  8. Joe Rasset

    Sorry for your loss, we will keep you and the family in our thoughts and prayers.


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