Obit: Oblack, Mary (1890 - 1951)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Email: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org  

Surnames: Oblack, Dolence, Mathovich, Cobb, Svete, Lunka, Francel, Champa, Perushek, Zager, Gosar

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 15, 1951

Oblack, Mary (26 September 1890 - 8 February 1951)

Mary Dolence, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Dolence, was born September 26, 1890 in Slovenia in the village of Vinharje near Skofje Lake and received her education there. She arrived in the United States in 1913, going to Rock Springs, Wyoming.

On April 8, 1913 in Rock Springs, she was married to Paul Oblack. The family resided there until 1920 when they moved to their present location here in Gorman, on their present farm, where they have since resided.

To this union were born six children - three daughters and three sons: Paul Oblack, Jr., Loyal; Rose Oblack, Chicago; Tony, Indianapolis; Albina (Mrs. John Mathovich) Eau Claire; Frances (Mrs. John Cobb) Chicago; and Joseph at home.

Mrs. Oblack died following a stroke on Thursday, February 8, 1951.

The funeral was held on Monday, February 12, from the home of the Holy Family Church in Willard, with a requiem high mass, with Rev. Augustine Svete officiating, with burial in the parish cemetery in Willard.

She is survived by her husband, the above named children, seven grandchildren, and two brothers in Library, Pa., one in Willock, Pa., three sisters and one brother in Yugoslavia.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

Pallbearers were: Frank Lunka, Jr., John Francel, John Champa, Ludvik Perushek, Sr. Peter Zager, Sr., and Frank Gosar.

A General Rosary was recited for the repose of her soul on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at home. She was a member of the (balance of obit was missing).

 

 


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