Big Louie Szczepanik Succumbs in Hospital

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to be be of A. the LICENSE-SCANDAL FIGURE Big Louie Szczepanik Succumbs in Hospital Death came quietly Sunday to Louis (Big Louie) Szczepanik, 57, so quietly that even the newspapers did not hear of it until Tuesday. He died in Receiving Hospital, where he had lost through a series of heart attacks 100 of the 370 pounds which once had formed his large frame. In 1952, Louie and his brother, "Little John," were corwicted of obstructing justice by returning -revoked drivers' licenses to their original holders. Before his conviction, Louie had been a friend of political stalwarts -in Detroit. the 14 are at con- HIS SALOON at 3500 Junction, just south of Michigan, had been a hangout of politicians and policemen, but that changed when scandal broke. The brothers uere convicted in 1952 and sentenced to one to five years. Because of appeals, they started their sentences in 1955 and served 10 months. After the conviction, Louie lost not only his friends, but his liquor license. Little John died in August. Since his release from prison, Louie had moved to 5187 Lum-ley. He formerly had lived at the Junction address. (' -v - I ' -s - i , : r - ' I Louie Szczepanik SURVIVING ARE his wife, Pauline; three sons, Louis, Jr., Edward and Raymond; three daughters, Mrs. Delores Malek, Patricia and Carolyn, and a sister, Mrs. Katherine Schneider. Services will be Thursday at 10 a. m. in St. Hedwig's Church, 3245 Junction, following services at the Bozek Brothers Chapel, 3242 Junction. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Fall into Tub Scalds Victim A 43-year-old man was critically burned Tuesday when he fell into the bathtub in his apartment at 1025 Field. Police said that Pat Sanson apparently turned on the hot water faucet as he fell. He lay unconscious while the scalding water filled the tub and cascaded into the basement. Sanson was found by Douglas Firosz, 10, of the same address, who noticed the water in the basement. How Toe Dancers And

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  1. Detroit Free Press,
  2. 17 Oct 1956, Wed,
  3. Page 9

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