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Henry F. Klizek, 80, a retired employee of the former Hooker Chemical Co. and a World War II veteran, died Wednesday (Sept. 20, 2000) in United Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness. He had lived in Batavia for the past five years.

Klizek was born in Niagara Falls and graduated from Niagara Falls High School.

From 1942 to 1945, he was in the U.S. Army as a technician 5th grade with the 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion. He saw action in North Africa, Italy, southern France and the Rhineland.

He worked at Hooker for more than 25 years as a chemical operator, and retired in 1981.

Klizek was a parishioner of Holy Trinity Catholic Church when he lived in Niagara Falls.

He is survived by his brother, Stanley F.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 27th Street and Independence Avenue. It will be preceded by prayers at 10:30 in Zajac Funeral Home, 319 24th St. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Lewiston.

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