BioM: Pavlin, Mary (Marriage - 1901)
Transcriber: Stan
 

Surnames: Pavlin, Laken, Skul, Zobitz Lyons Berg Dergance Verschay Jeras
 

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 06/07/1917

 

MARY PAVLIN/FRANK Laken MARRIAGE


Tuesday morning at the Holy Family Church (Willard, Clark County) occurred the marriage of Miss Mary Pavlin and Frank Laken, both from near Tioga. The young couple left immediately for a brief honeymoon in Illinois. Their friends extend congratulations. Greenwood Gleaner 06/07/1917

 

Frank Laken, 18901971--Married: 29 May 1917 in Willard, Clark, Wisconsin, United States
Wife: Mary Ann Tolaney, 22 Aug 189624 Jan 1973

Children of Mary Ann Tolaney and Frank Laken
Josephine Mary Laken, 19182010; Mayme Laken 1921?; George Laken, 19231994​​; Helen Elizabeth Laken, 19262014

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Bio: Laken, Frank (1890 - 1971)

 

Surnames: Laken, Tolaney

 

----Source: WWI Draft Records, Family Records

 

Frank Laken of Tioga, Wisconsin, farmer, naturalized

Born in Babnopoye, Natrajnska, Austria 6 Dec 1893

Medium height and weight, gray eyes, brown hair, no physical disabilities.

Married with a dependant wife.

 

Obit: Laken, Frank (1890 - 1971)
Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Koopman, Laken, Tolaney

 

----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD 12/ /1971


FRANK Laken, 81


Greenwood--Services were held at 9 a.m. today at the Hill Funeral Home here and at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church here, for Frank Laken, 81, of Greenwood, Clark County, who died Friday afternoon, Dec. 31, 1971 at the Memorial Home in Neillsville, where he had been a patient for three weeks.


The Rev. Leander Koopman, pastor, officiated and burial was made in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in Willard. The Hill Funeral Home, Greenwood, was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Laken was born Dec. 6, 1890, in Austria, and came to Ottawa, Ill., as a young boy. He came to the Willard area in 1914, and was married there May 29, 1917, to Mary Tolaney, who survives him. The couple farmed in the Willard area for 36 years before moving to (The rest of my copy was cut off)

 

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Obit#1: Laken, Mary Ann Tolaney (22 Aug 189624 Jan 1973)

 

Mary Ann Tolaney Laken
Death or Burial Date 1973
Grave Site: Holy Family Cemetery Willard, Clark, Wisconsin, United States of America
Death Date 24 Jan 1973
Birth Date 22 Aug 1896

 

Obit#2: Laken, Mary Ann Tolaney (1896 - 1973)
Transcriber: Stan

Surnames: Laken Lyons Berg Dergance Verschay Jeras

 

----Source: Marshfield News Herald 1/ /1973

 

MRS. Laken OF GREENWOOD DIES


Greenwood -- Mrs. Frank (Mary) Laken, Greenwood, Clark County, died of a heart attack at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 1973, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, where she was taken by ambulance at noon. She was 76 years of age.


Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenwood, with the Rev. Leander Koopman, pastor, officiating. Burial will be made in the Holy Family Catholic cemetery in Willard.


Friends may call at the Hill Funeral Home in Greenwood beginning Friday afternoon. A rosary service will be conducted there at 8:15 p.m. Friday.


The former Mary Tolaney was born on Aug. 22, 1896, in Pennsylvania. She moved to the Tioga area of Greenwood from Tower, Minn., with her parents in 1910, and was married on May 29, 1917, to Frank Laken in Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard. After their marriage they farmed on Route 3, Neillsville for 36 years before moving to the city of Greenwood in 1950. Mr. and Mrs. Laken celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in May, 1967, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 1971.


Those surviving her are three daughters, Mrs. Otto (Mary) Berg, Washington, D.C., Mrs. Matt (Helen) Dergance of Hillside, Ill., and Mrs. Joseph (Josephine) Verschay, Owen a son, George Laken, Lyons, Ill. three brothers, John Tolaney, Neillsville, Joseph Tolaney Sr., Greenwood, and Tony Tolaney, Stevens Point three sisters, Mrs. Joseph (Angeline) Jeras, Lyons, Ill. Mrs. Mike (Francis) Laken, Chicago, and Sister Margaret, Baraboo and eight grandchildren.


Three brothers, in addition to her husband, preceded her in death.

 

Obit#3: Laken, Mary Ann #2 (1896 - 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
E-mail: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org 

Surnames: Laken, Tolaney, Berg, Dergance, Verschay, Jeras, Balas, Perushek, Zernik, Hoesly, Isaacson, Fortuna, Wilhelm, Kesler, Grap, Kaltinger, Snedic, Bogdonovich, Koopman

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 2/01/1973

Laken, Mary Ann (22 August 1896 - 24 January 1973)

Mrs. Frank Laken, 76, Greenwood, died January 24 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield where she was taken by ambulance that day. Death was attributed to a heart attack.

Mrs. Laken, the former Mary Ann Tolaney, was born August 22, 1896, in Pennsylvania to Mr. and Mrs. Anton Tolaney. She came to the Tioga area from Tower, Minn., with her parents in 1910. She was married May 29, 1917, in Holy Family Catholic Church, Willard to Frank Laken. They farmed on Rt. 3 Neillsville for 36 years before moving to the city of Greenwood in 1950. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary May 29, 1967. Mr. Laken died December 31, 1971. Mrs. Laken was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and St. Ann’s Society.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Otto (Mary Ann) Berg of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Matt (Helen) Dergance of Hillside, Ill., and Mrs. Joseph (Josephine) Verschay of Owen; a son, George Laken of Lyons, Ill.; eight grandchildren; three brothers: John Tolaney, Sr., of Neillsville, Joseph Tolaney of Greenwood and Tony Tolaney of Stevens Point; and three sisters: Mrs. Joseph (Angeline) Jeras of Lyons, Ill., Mrs. Mike (Frances) Laken of Chicago and Sister Margaret Ann of Baraboo.

Funeral services were held Saturday from St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Leander Koopman officiated. Burial was made in the Holy Family Cemetery in Willard.

Pallbearers were LeRoy Kesler, Erwin Grap, John Kaltinger, Frank Perushek, John Snedic and Ed Bogdonovich.

Those attending from away included: Mrs. Otto Berg, Washington, D. C.; Mr. and Mrs. Matt Dergance, Jim and Sue, Hillside, Ill.; George Laken, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jeras, Sr., and Joe Jeras, Jr., Lyons, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Balas, Westmont, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Lud Perushek, Duluth, Minn.; Sister Margaret Ann, Baraboo; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Zernik, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hoesly, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Isaacson and Mrs. Dora Fortuna, Marshfield; Tony Tolaney, Chicago; Mrs. Frank Wilhelm, Milwaukee and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Verschay, La Crosse.

 

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Obit: Laken Family Graves

 

Michael Laken, 22 Sep 1892, Slovenia-28 Sep 1984 (aged 92), Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Cemetery: Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois

 

Spouse: Frances Catherine Pavlin, 17 Nov 1897, Sterling, Wayne County, Pennsylvania-8 Sep 1976 (aged 78), Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Cemetery: Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois

 

Parents

John Laken, 12 Feb 1857, Slovenia-29 Aug 1923 (aged 66), Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois
Cemetery: Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois

Theresa Rose Laken LaVanway, 23 May 1925, Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois-13 Mar 1994 (aged 68), Peru, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Cemetery: La Salle, LaSalle County, Illinois, Plot block 105 lot 16 ( row 16 ), grave 30

 

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Bio: Pavlin, Francis Catherine

Transcriber: Janet

 

----Source: Tower weekly news. Pub. Date October 4, 1918

 

Miss Francis Pavlin, who has been a guest of the Misses Zobitz for several weeks, left Tuesday for her home in Tioga, Wis. Miss Caroline Zobitz accompanied her to Tioga where she will visit a week or ten days. Tower weekly news. Pub. Date October 4, 1918

 

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Obit: Zobitz Grave Sites

 

John Zobitz
Birth 19 Dec 1871
Death 20 Dec 1941 (aged 70)
Cemetery: Tower, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Plot Lakeview 11-13-5

 

Helena (Skul) Zobitz
Birth 1868, Austria
Death 1 May 1945 (aged 7677)
Cemetery: Tower, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Plot Lakeview 11-13-6

 

John A Zobitz Jr
Birth 28 May 1894, Tower, St. Louis, Minnesota
Death 6 February 1946
Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States

 

Angela Zobitz
Birth 21 September 1895, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States
Death 29 June 1956, St. Louis, Minnesota

 

Caroline Zobitz
Birth 30 Mar 1897
Death 20 May 1921 (aged 24), Tower, St. Louis County, Minnesota
Cemetery: Tower, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Lakeview 11-13-3

 

 

 


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