Obit: Janicki, Mary K. (1885 - 1954)
Surnames: Janicki, Mack, Digance, Hanaman, Barone, Gill, Cukla
----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 12/09/1954
Janicki, Mary K. (5 AUG 1885 - 2 DEC 1954)
Mrs. Stanley Janicki passed away at her home in the city of Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) on Thursday, Dec. 2, 1954 at the age of 69 years.
Mary K. Mack was born in Poland on Aug. 5, 1885. She came to America in the year 1900 and on Sept. 21, 1921 was united in marriage to Stanley Janicki at St. Hedwig’s Church, Thorp.
Surviving her are her husband, one son, Charlie Cukla of Thorp, two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Digance, Chicago and Mrs. Julia Hanaman, Wilkes Barre, Pa., two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Gill and Mrs. Katryn Barone of Chicago, 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted by Father Francis Piekarski at St. Hedwig’s Church here at ten o’clock Monday morning, Dec. 6th, with interment following in the nearby cemetery. Pallbearers were Frank Sierociuk, John Kliminski, Walter Jazwiak, John Kowalski, Frank Penkala and Joseph Czech.
(Comments added by Rick Cukla, great-grandson of Mary K. Janicki)
I wanted to point out the errors in this 1954 obituary of my great-grandmother. She was born May 8th (in Zolynia, Poland) and her last name at birth was spelled: MACH. This is from her baptismal record. She arrived in America Feb 03, 1902 on the Ship 'Barcelona', age 16. This is from the manifest at Ellis Island Records. Her daughters, Julia (Born: June 1, 1908) and Gertrude (Born: Dec 25, 1910) were from her second marriage to Alex Wisniewski. Mary was widowed twice. The information on Julia and Gertrude are from this Clark Co site, the 1925 Yaeger School Roster, Thorp.
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