Obit: Zahorka, Joseph A. (1886 – 1966)

Contact: Dinah Reinke

Surnames: Zahorka, Rodeztsky, Lager, Krueger,

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 01/05/1967

------ Zahorka, Joseph A. (23 MAR 1886 – 30 DEC 1966)

Funeral services for Joseph Zahorka, Cedar Mills, Minn., a former area resident, were held Monday, January 2, at Colby city hall. The Rev. Clinton Goff and the Rev. Loren Hamilton officiated, and burial was in the Abbotsford cemetery. Funeral arrangements were handled by Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby. Mr. Zahorka died December 30 at Hutchinson community hospital at Cedar Falls. He was 80 years old.

Joseph A. Zahorka was born on March 23, 1886, at Dorchester. He married Edna Rodeztsky. The couple farmed in the Dorchester area until 1924 when they moved to Colby. He worked for the Libby Corning Co. for 16 years, moving from Colby in 1940. Since that time he had farmed in the Unity and Edgar areas. Mrs. Zahorka died in 1957, and Mr. Zahorka had been living since that time with his son, Eldred.

Survivors include one son, Eldred, Cedar Falls, Minn., and one daughter, Mrs. Edward (Mae) Lager, Madison; three sisters, Mrs. Rose Zahorka, Milwaukee, Mrs. Christina Krueger, Wausau, and Sister Libertas, Chicago. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.



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