Obit: Pietzrak, Frank (1908 - 1947)
Surnames: Pietzrak, Mateski
----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 01/30/1947
Pietzrak, Frank (1908 - 25 JAN 1947)
Frank Pietzrak of the town of Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), father of seven children, and six other persons were injured early Saturday in an automobile collision on U. S. Highway 14, four miles north of Harvard, Ill.
Pietzrak was a passenger in a car driven by his brother-in-law, Harry Mateski, 26, of 4032 S. Harlem Ave., Stickney, Ill. Also in the car were a sister and brother of Mateski. They are Lorraine, 18, of Stanley, and Stanley of Stickney. All were injured, the girl seriously.
The other car was driven by William Fedora, 33, of Chicago. With him were his wife, Frances, 33, and his brother, Peter, 20, of Sheldon. They also were injured.
State police said that Mateski’s car skidded on frosty pavement and went off on the right shoulder. In getting back on the pavement, the car skidded on frosty pavement and went off on the right shoulder. In getting back on the pavement, the car skidded again and swung broadside into the path of the Fedor’s car.
The injured were taken to the Harvard Community Hospital.
Funeral services for Frank Pietzrak were held this morning at ten o’clock at St. Hedwig’s Church, Thorp.
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