Obit: Koschak, Jennie (1879 - 1954)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Koschak, Push, Kropf, Belensky, Lesar, Knotel, Lamovec, Svete, Korbic, Novak, Korent, Lobe, Cerar, Boldine, Maki  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 7, 1954 

--Koschak, Jennie (11 September 1879 - 28 September 1954) 

Mrs. Jennie (Push) Koschak passed away Tuesday, September 28, 1954, at her home in Willard. She was born September 11, 1879, in Krka, Yugoslavia, where she grew to womanhood, arriving in America in 1898.  She located at Ely, Minn., where she was married to Louis Koschak.  In 1909 they moved to the present Willard farm, where she lived until her death. 

Ten children were born to this union, all of whom survive. They are Louis Koschak, Jr., of Waukegan, Ill.; Mrs. Charles (Jennie) Kropf of Greenwood; Ignatz Koschak of Greenwood; Mrs. Charles (Christine) Belensky, of Waukegan; Mrs. John (Mary) Lesar of Willard; Mrs. Tony (Angeline) Knotel of Waukegan; Frank of Willard; Stanley of Washington, D. C.; Ludwig Koschak of U. S. N. now stationed in Africa; and Mrs. Henry (Ann) Lamovec of Greenwood.  She is also survived by 33 grandchildren, one sister in Ely, Minn., and one sister in Yugoslavia.  Her husband preceded her in death 11 years ago.  One brother and two sisters also preceded her in death. 

She was a member of the Catholic Church and belonged to the Altar Society; also the K. S. K. J. Society, members of which attended the funeral in a body.   

Funeral services were held Friday, October 1, in the Holy Family Church with the Rev. Fr. Augustine Svete officiating, assisted by Rev. Fr. Geno Korbic and Rev. Fr. John J. Novak of Junction City.  Burial was made in the Catholic Cemetery at Willard. 

Out of town relatives attending were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Louis Koschak and son, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Koschak, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Knotel and children, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Belensky and children, all of Waukegan, Ill.; Stanley Koschak of Washington, D. C.; Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig Koschak and children of Africa and Massachusetts; Miss Barbara Koschak, Whitewater; Donald Lesar and Mrs. Ludwig Koschak and daughter of Milwaukee; Mrs. Mary Push and son, Stanley of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Korent, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Lobe, Henry Korent, Mrs. Tony Cerar, Mrs. Stanley Boldine and Mrs. Rose Maki, all of Ely, Minn. 



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