Alex Przybylski of Babbitt, MN passed away at the age of 87 on Friday, December 30, 2022 in Ely, MN. He was born on July 26, 1935 to John and Ann Przybylski in Chicago, IL.
Alex was married to his life-long love, Hazel (Palo) Przybylski, for 59 years, who predeceased him. He is survived by brother, Daniel (Donna) Przybylski; daughters Becky Mather, Brenda Jankowski, Tammy Przybylski, and son, Cary Przybylski; grandchildren, Aaron (Deena) Mather, Chad (Steph) Jankowski, Amy (Shannon) Neumayer, Craig (Brandy) Jankowski, and Cory (Denny) Gowell; 13 beloved great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, all who brought great joy to his life; He was predeceased by parents John and Ann Przybylski and daughter, Sara Sue Przybylski.
Alex was known as a loving husband, father and grandfather to his family. You could find him on a family drive, at a Friday night high school football or hockey game, or a Saturday afternoon dance recital and, of course, a local game of smear. Alex was a talented woodworker, jack-of-all trades, and proud retiree of Reserve Mining after 30 dedicated years. He was a member of St. Pius Catholic Church and Ely Moose Lodge.
Visitation and a mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2023 at St. Pius Catholic Church in Babbitt, MN. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am with mass to follow at 11:00 am.
Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely, MN.