Thekla (1859 - 1940)
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Surnames: Lubinski, Matysik, Howe, Stern, Flick, Christman, Pineault, Pierce, Ford, Koboski, Sheridan
----Sources: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Wis.) Sat., 13 April 1940
Lubinski, Thekla (21 Nov. 1859 - 9 April 1940)
Mrs. Tekla Lubinski passed away at her home in the town of Cleveland Tuesday morning, after a long illness of paralysis. She had been entirely helpless for many months, and death was not unexpected. Service will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Fairview, Friday forenoon, and burial in the cemetery at the church.
----Sources: Humbird Enterprise (Humbird, Wis.) Sat., 20 April 1940
Mrs. Thelka Matysik Lubinski, for sixty-three years a resident of the town of Cleveland, passed away at her home Tuesday, April 9th. She had been entirely helpless for eighteen months, due to a stroke, having the best of care at all times.
Thekla Matysik, daughter of Andrew and Mary Matysik, was born Nov. 21, 1859, in Prussia, Germany, and came with her parents and the family to America when thirteen years of years. She was united in marriage to Frank Lubinski in the year 1877. She belonged to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Fairview, and was the oldest member of St. Anne’s society, having been a member of the society thirty years and more.
After their marriage their home was on a farm in Cleveland, where her husband passed away in August, 1910. She continued to reside on the home farm until the time of her death, at the age of 80 years, 4 months and 18 days.
She leaves to mourn her death, eight daughters and four sons: Antone, Stillwater, Minn.; Anna, at home; Gertrude (Mrs. George Howe), La Crosse; Frank, La Crosse; Andrew, Humbird; Thekla (Mrs. Louis Stern), Ellsworth; Marcyana (Mrs. Albert Flick), Fairchild; Agatha (Mrs. Tony Christman), Loyal; Alexander, La Crosse; Regina (Mrs. Fred Pineault), Minneapolis; Margaret (Mrs. Earl Pierce) Humbird; Lenora (Mrs. Walter Ford), Delano, Minn.; all of whom were present at the funeral, excepting Mrs. Ford.
Mrs. Lubinski is also survived by twenty-seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. She also leaves one sister, Mrs. Alvina Koboski, of Cleveland, and one brother, John Matysik, also of Cleveland.
Funeral services were held at the Fairview church last Friday forenoon, The Rev. J. J. Sheridan officiating. Pallbearers were five grandchildren and one nephew; Walter Stern, Ralph Pineault, Franklin Flick, Charles Lubinski, Richard Lubinski, Antone Koboski. Burial was in the cemetery at the church.
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