Obit: Zahradka, Michael Gabriel (1899 - 1957)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Zahradka, Denk, Bladl, Gaisson,
Eibergen, Nikolai, Wavrunek, Trimberger, Witte, Bergemann,
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 7, 1957
Zahradka, Michael Gabriel (6 May 1899 - 2
Funeral services for Mike Zahradka, 57,
long-time Granton rural mail carrier and a one-time teacher, were
held Monday morning from St. Mary’s Church, Neillsville, with
the Rev. Fr. Peter J. Leketas officiating. Burial was made in
the parish cemetery.
Mr. Zahradka died suddenly last Saturday
morning in Marshfield, where he had gone for a physical
examination. Death was attributed to a heart
The son of Ludvik and Marie (Denk)
Zahradka, Michael Gabriel Zahradka was born May 6, 1899, in Wood
County. He was graduated from the Wisconsin Rapids High School and
attended Wood County Normal School there.
For a time he worked as a mining engineer
in the iron mines at International Falls, Minn.; but returned to
Wisconsin in 1920 to make his home at Granton.
He was married on June 20, 1929, to Miss
Ann Bladl of Granton, the ceremony taking place in St. Mary’s
Surviving are Mrs. Zahradka and the
following children: Mrs. Donald (Mary Ann) Gaisson of Big Springs,
Tex.; Mrs. Richard (Elizabeth) Eibergen of Granton; Caroline and
Michael William of Eau Clarie, and Rosa Lee and Barbara Jean at
home. Also surviving are a grandchild, and the following
brothers and sisters: Joseph of Madison; Louis of Osceola; Frank of
South St. Paul, Minn.; Peter of Milwaukee; Anton of Marshfield; and
Miss Ann Zahradka of Chili.
Pallbearers were: Aloys Nikolai, Joseph
J. Wavrunek, Walter Trimberger, Erhardt Witte, Gust Bergemann and
Relatives attended the services from South St. Paul, Minn., Bloomington, Marshfield, Eau Claire, Osceola, Chili, Owen, Withee, Loyal and Manitowoc.
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