Stanley William Cvar, age 92 of Hibbing, passed away quietly at home with his family
and caregivers Friday, June 19, 2020. He was born December 19, 1927 in Chisholm to
Frank and Mary (Petrich) Cvar. Stan served in the US Navy during World War II, he
enlisted at the age of 15 and was later honorably discharged at the rank of Seaman
Second Class. Following his service with the Navy, Stan started his life-work in the
mining industry, eventually at Hibbing Taconite and ultimately held the position of
Assistant Director of Materials Management until his retirement in 1986. Stan was a
member of St. Josephs Catholic Church in Chisholm, the Engineers Club, and the
American Legion. Stan was a rock hound; his favorite hobby was geology, he was a
member of the Mesaba Geological Society, and known to be a Texas snowbird picking
rocks. Genealogy was another hobby Stan enjoyed; he compiled an extensive family tree
dating back to the 1700s. His early years were passing time at the Slovenian House in
Chisholm playing squeeze-box. In his later years Stan would often visit “his spot” at the
house, a picnic table next to his wife Lucille’s rosebush where he religiously fed the deer
Stan was preceded in death by the love of his life, Lucille A. (Fournier) Cvar, siblings,
Frank I. Cvar, Edward G. Cvar, Mary J. Strukel, William L. Cvar, and Harry J. Cvar
children, Stanley H. Cvar, Kathleen A. Klipp, Paul L. Cvar, and infant daughter, Mary A.
Cvar. He is survived by his son, William H. (Krista) Cvar Sr. of Hibbing, grandchildren, Jacob
Cvar, Justin Cvar, Jeremy Cvar, William J. Cvar, Maria (Carlos) Gaspar, Kristina Cvar,
Dannelle (Trevor) Doering, daughter in law, Janet Rootes and extensive great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at St. Josephs Catholic Church in
Chisholm. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 am until the beginning of mass
at 11 am. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Chisholm immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers memorials
are preferred to the Chisholm American Legion or NorthStar Hospice.
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