Obit: Krejci, John W. (1876 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Krejci, O’Brien, Embke,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 27, 1958
Krejci, John W. (4 September 1876 - 24
John W. Krejci, 81, of Neillsville, died
February 24, at St. Francis Hospital, La Crosse, where he had been
admitted after suffering a severe stroke a few days
Funeral services will be held Friday
morning at 9 a.m. from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in
Neillsville. The Rev. Joseph Eisenmann will officiate.
Burial will be made in the parish cemetery. Rosary services
will be conducted this (Thursday) evening at the Georgas Funeral
Mr. Krejci was born September 4, 1876, in
Europe, and came with his parents to America. They located on
a farm in the Town of Pine Valley, later moving onto a farm in the
Town of York. His marriage to Hanna O’Brien took place
November 27, 1901, at Neillsville. They resided on the farm
in the Town of York now owned by the William Embke family.
After moving to Neillsville in 1933, Mr.
Krejci worked in the canning factory for several years, and for the
past 30 years was employed at the City Cemetery. He spent
most of the winter with his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Glen Krejci, in La Crosse, where he was stricken on February
He is survived by two sons, Glen, and Rex Krejci of Neillsville, a sister, Mrs. Anna O’Brien of Wisconsin Rapids; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
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