Obit: Smrcek, John (1899 - 1974)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Smrcek, Pietka, Hanson, Fildes, Fries, Faltehery, Huettle, Vergulak, Carlstrom, Mertens

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/12/1974

Smrcek, John (20 May 1889 – 30 August 1974)

A former Willard resident, John Smrcek, 75m died August 30 in the Marshfield Convalescent Home after a lingering illness.

Funeral services were held September 2 from Holy Family Catholic Church at Willard, with the Rev. Michael Mertens officiating. Burial was made in the parish cemetery.

Mr. Smrcek was born in Czechoslovakia May 20, 1899. He came to the United States and settled at Argo, Il., in 1917. He was married to Eva Pietka on February 14, 1921, in Argo. They came to Willard and settled on a farm in 1922.

Surviving are his wife; four sons, John of Marshfield; Daniel of Greenwood; Thomas of Waconia, Mn.; and Ralph of Willard. Five daughters also survive him, they are: Mrs. Josephine Hanson of Richfield, Mn.; Mrs. Ronald (Margaret) Fildes of Minneapolis, Mn.; Mrs. Howard (Teresa) Fries of Robinsdale, MN.; Mrs. Donald (Wilma) Faltehery of Tempe, Ariz.; and Mrs. Mike (Mary Ann) Huettle of Marshfield. Two sisters, Julia Vergulak of Argo, and Ann Carlstrom of Melrose Park, Il., and 35 grandchildren also survive.

Pallbearers were: Edward Smrcek, Dan Smrcek, Jr., Dennis Fildes, Jerry Hanson, Thomas Hanson, and Steve Fries.

Those from away who attended the service were: Mrs. Julia Vergulak of Argo, Il.; Mrs. Ann Carlstrom of Melrose Park, Il.; Mr. and Mrs. John Smrcek and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Huettle and family of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Smrcek, Sr., and family of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Smrcek and family of Waconia, Mn.; Mrs. Josephine Hanson and family of Richfield, Mn.; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Fildes and family of Minneapolis, Mn.; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Fries of Robinsdale, Mn.; and friends, and relatives from Greenwood, Marshfield, Neillsville, and Willard.


Obit: Smrecek, John J Sr. #2 (1899 - 1974)

Contact: Shari (Volovsek) Hahn

Surnames: Smrecek

----Source: Prayer Card

Smrecek, John J. Sr.

BIRTH 20 May 1899
Czech Republic
DEATH 30 Aug 1974 (aged 75)
Marshfield, Wood County, WI

Holy Family Cemetery
Willard, Clark County, WI




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