Obit: Shefchik, Emma Slaby (1894 - 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
E-mail: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org 

Surnames: Shefchik, Slaby, Beyerl, Braun, King

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) /1970

Shefchik, Emma (17 May 1894 - 6 December 1970)

Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Shefchik, 76, of Loyal, were held Wednesday, December 9, at 11 a.m. from St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Norbert E. King officiating. Burial was made in the parish cemetery.

Mrs. Shefchik died December 6 at Memorial Hospital in Medford. She had been a resident of Memorial Home there for the past two years. The former Emma Slaby was born May 17, 1894, in Kewaunee County. She grew up and received her education in the Tisch Mills area there. She was married to Joseph Shefchik on September 20, 1921, in Tisch Mills. He preceded her in death on October 3, 1958. The Shefchiks came to the Loyal area after their marriage and farmed on Route 1 until 1953, when they retired and moved to the city. Mrs. Shefchik was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and of its Altar Society.

She is survived by three children, Mrs. Peter (Evelyn) Beyerl of Colby, Francis Shefchik of Rhinelander, and Leo Shefchik of Marshfield, and by 29 grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Peter Slaby of Two Rivers.

Pallbearers were Al Braun, John Beyerl, Tom Beyerl, Mark Shefchik, Jim Shefchik and Jerry Shefchik

Biographical Information

1920 Federal Census, Franklin, Kewaunee, Wisconsin, United States

Emma Slaby, 25 yr old single white female
Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's Birthplace: Bohemia

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Peter K Slaby Head M 55 Wisconsin
Mary Slaby Wife F 53 Bohemia
Emma Slaby Daughter F 25 Wisconsin
Anton Slaby Son M 19 Wisconsin
Peter Slaby Son M 15 Wisconsin
Frank Slaby Son M 13 Wisconsin
Mary Slaby Daughter F 13 Wisconsin
Ann Slaby Sister F 57 Wisconsin

1930 Federal Census, Beaver, Clark, Wisconsin, United States

Joseph J Shefchik, 39 yr. old white married male
Father's Birthplace: Austria
Mother's Birthplace: Austria

Household Members
Joseph J Shefchik Head M 39 (1891) Wisconsin
Emma A Shefchik Wife F 35 Wisconsin
Shefchik Daughter F 7 Wisconsin
Francis J Shefchik Son M 6 Wisconsin
Leo D Shefchik Son M 3 Wisconsin
Evelyn Shefchik Daughter F 0 Wisconsin

 

 


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