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  • Mary HORALEK

    Mary HORALEK

    Female 1873 - 1966  (93 years)

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    • Name Mary HORALEK  [1
      Born 24 Jan 1873  Bohemia Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Gender Female 
      Died 21 Apr 1966  Benkelman, Dundy, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Buried 24 Apr 1966  Bohemian Cemetery, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Mike Blecha 1866 1934 Mary Horalke Blecha 1873 1966 Headstone Nebraska
      Mike Blecha 1866 1934 Mary Horalke Blecha 1873 1966 Headstone Nebraska
      Person ID I174684  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 12 Feb 2014 

      Father Vaclav (James) HORALAK 
      Mother Mary VANCURA 
      Family ID F63751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Michael (Mike) BLECHA,   b. 7 Feb 1866, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1934, Benkelman, Dundy, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
      Married 14 Feb 1893  Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Children 
       1. Albert BLECHA,   b. 15 Jan 1894, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1971, Haigler, Dundy County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
       2. Louis BLECHA,   b. 1895, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1896, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
       3. Bessie B. BLECHA,   b. 22 Jul 1899, Table Rock, Pawnee CO, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1981, Benkelman, Dundy, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
      Family ID F63752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1873 - Bohemia Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1893 - Pawnee County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Apr 1966 - Benkelman, Dundy, NE Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Apr 1966 - Bohemian Cemetery, Richardson County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Photos
      Mike Blecha 1866 1934 Mary Horalke Blecha 1873 1966 Image
      Mike Blecha 1866 1934 Mary Horalke Blecha 1873 1966 Image

    • Notes 
      • DEATH: Died in a nursing home.

      • From Findagrave.com

        Birth: Jan. 24, 1873, Czech Republic
        Death: Apr. 21, 1966
        Benkelman
        Dundy County
        Nebraska, USA

        Daughter of Vaclav (James) and Mary Vancura Horalek.
        Married Feb. 14, 1893 to Mike Blecha.
        Mother of Albert, Louis and Bessie.

        FUNERAL HELD FOR MRS. MARY BLECHA
        ...Dies At Benkleman, Nebr.

        Funeral services were held from the Wherry Chapel in Table Rock Sunday afternoon for Mrs. Mary Blecha, 93, who passed away in a nursing home at Benkleman, Nebr. on Thursday, April 21.
        Final rites were officiated by the Rev. Ward Merritt of Humboldt. Interment was made in the Czech cemetery southwest of Humboldt.
        Mrs. Blecha, the former Mary Horalek, was reared in this area, but left Pawnee county in 1902. She was the sister of Chas. Horalek, Mrs. Minnie Hubka and Mrs. Mae Karas of Table Rock.
        Obituary

        Mary Horalek Blecha, daughter of the late Vaclav and Mary Horalek, was born in Czechoslovakia, January 24, 1873 and came to this county with her parents at the age of 1 1/2 years. The family settled near Humboldt on the Pawnee-Richardson county line.
        She was united in marriage to Mike Blecha Febr. 14, 1893 at Pawnee City.
        To this union three children were born: Louis, who passed away in infancy; Bessie Edwards, who resides at Benkleman, Nebr.; and Albert, who lives on a farm near Haigler, Nebr.
        Mr. & Mrs. Blecha lived in Pawnee county until 1902, then moved into Kansas where they lived until 1915. They then moved to Dundy county, Nebr., where they have made their home since.
        Mr. Blecha passed away in 1934.
        Mary Blecha, even though living away from a community in which she was reared, was never forgotten. She passed away at a nursing home in Benkleman April 21, 1966.
        Besides her two children, she is survived by ten grandchildren adn thirty great grandchildren; one brother , Charles Horalek of Table Rock; and two sisters, Mae Karas and Minnie Hubka, both of Table Rock.
        She was prededed in death by her parents, one son, three brothers and three sisters.
        She had been a member of the ZCBJ Lodge in Table Rock almost 65 years.
        (Argus- Table Rock, Nebraska)


        Family links:
        Parents:
        Vaclav Horalek (1844 - 1887)
        Marie Vancura Horalek (1851 - 1925)

        Spouse:
        Mike Blecha (1866 - 1934)*

        Children:
        Albert Blecha (1894 - 1971)*
        Louis Blecha (1895 - 1896)*
        Bessie B. Blecha Edwards (1899 - 1981)*

        *Calculated relationship

        Burial:
        Bohemian Cemetery
        Richardson County
        Nebraska, USA

        Created by: Luella Hinrichsen
        Record added: Dec 31, 2009
        Find A Grave Memorial# 46184440

    • Sources 
      1. [S1137] Findagrave.com.


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