Obit: Sladek, Venzel James (1871 - 1959)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon



Surnames: Sladek, Zvatos, Walter, Grap, Newmier, Tichy, Jakobi, Schlinsog, Anthony, Eisenmann


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) February 12, 1959


Sladek, Venzel James (28 September 1871 - February 1959)


Funeral services for Venzel Sladek, 87, of Marshfield, a former Neillsville resident, were held Saturday morning from the Bergemann Funeral Home. The Rev. Fr. Joseph Eisenmann of St. Mary’s Catholic Church officiated, and burial was made in the church cemetery.


Venzel James Sladek was born September 28, 1871, in Czechoslovakia.  He received his education there and on January 7, 1902, was married to the former Agnes Zvatos in Czechoslovakia.


They came to the United States in 1911 and settled on a farm in the Town of York, where they farmed until 1943, when they retired and moved to Neillsville.  Following the death of his wife, Mr. Sladek went to make his home with his son, Frank, in Marshfield.


Mr. Sladek is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Louis (Mary) Walter, Town of York; and three sons, James of Lancaster, Calif., Frank and John Sladek, of Marshfield.  Eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren also survive.


Pallbearers were: Frederick Grap, Jr., Norbert Newmier, Donald Sladek, Gerald Sladek, Robert Tichy and Frank Walter.


Out of town people here for the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sladek, Mr. and Mrs. John Sladek, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Newmier, Gerald Sladek, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jakobi, all of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Walter, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Walter, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sladek, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schlinsog, Mrs. Louise Schlinsog and Miss Ruby Anthony, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Tichy, and Robert Tichy, Greenwood.



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