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  • Rudolph James (Dutch) BLECHA

    Rudolph James (Dutch) BLECHA

    Male 1910 - 1992  (82 years)

    Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

    • Name Rudolph James (Dutch) BLECHA  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
      Residence 1910  Turkey Creek, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
      Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
      Born 28 Mar 1910  Burchard, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
      Gender Male 
      Residence 1920  Turkey Creek, Pawnee County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
      Residence 1930  Haigler, Dundy County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
      Residence 1935  Rural, Dundy, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
      Residence 01 Apr 1940  South Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
      Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
      Died 12 Jun 1992  Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6

      • Printed in the Benkelman, NE Post, June 1992

        Rudolph James "Dutch" Blecha
        Rudolph James "Dutch" Blecha, 82, a retired farmer, died Friday evening, June 12, 1992, at the North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado.
        He was born March 28, 1910, to Joseph and Mary (Dezart) Blecha at Burchard, Nebraska, where he was raised and attended schools. He moved to north of Haigler, Nebraska, in 1928.
        He married Velma Maxine Carlock on April 22, 1933, in St. Francis, Kansas, moving to the Fort Morgan, Colorado, area in 1937 where he worked for several area farmers before farming for himself north of Fort Morgan.
        In 1946, they moved to their own farm on Road W where they farmed until his retirement in 1975. They lived there until ill health forced them to move to Hillcrest Apartments in Fort Morgan. He was a former member of the Colorado National Guard.
        He is survived by his wife, Velma; four daughters, Barbara Holloway of Wray, Colorado, Phyllis Warthen of San Diego, California, Loretta Blasier of Denver, Colorado, and Jo Spotts of San Diego; ...eight sons, James of Aurora, Colorado, Harry of Carmichael, California, Marion of Longmont, Colorado, Raleigh of San Diego, Paul of Littleton; Colorado, Edward of Sacramento, California, and Donald and George, both of Fort Morgan; ...two sisters, Rosie Himberg of St. Francis and Mabel Spears of Benkelman, Nebraska; two brothers, Harry of Wray and Joe of Haigler; 34 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
        Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 16, 1992, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church with the Rev. Don Beal officiating.
        Bearers were his eight sons. Burial was in Memory Gardens in Fort Morgan with Jolliffe Mortuary in charge of the arrangements.
        [8]
      Buried 16 Jun 1992  Memory Gardens Cemetery, Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
      Person ID I375305  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 25 Jun 2016 

      Father Joseph Frank BLECHA, Sr,   b. 07 Dec 1878, Steinauer, Pawnee CO, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1946, Benkelman, Dundy, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
      Mother Mary DEZORT,   b. 22 Feb 1882, Crab Orchard, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1941, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
      Married 31 May 1905  Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
      Family ID F136041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Velma Maxine CARLOCK,   b. 08 Jan 1913, Trenton, NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 2005, Longmont, Boulder, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
      Married 22 Apr 1933  St. Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
      Children 
       1. James Ralph BLECHA,   b. 27 Feb 1934, Haigler, Dundy County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 2015, Aurora, Adams, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
       2. Helen Irene BLECHA,   b. 1936, Haigler, Dundy County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936, Haigler, Dundy County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
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       11. Florence Faye "Jo" BLECHA,   b. 17 Apr 1952, Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 2013, Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
       12. Living
       13. Living
      Last Modified 30 Oct 2017 
      Family ID F136141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son - 1910 - Turkey Creek, Pawnee County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Mar 1910 - Burchard, NE Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son - 1920 - Turkey Creek, Pawnee County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son - 1930 - Haigler, Dundy County, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Apr 1933 - St. Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Rural, Dundy, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 01 Apr 1940 - South Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jun 1992 - Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Jun 1992 - Memory Gardens Cemetery, Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
       = Link to Google Earth 

    • Photos
      US City Directories 18221995(1).jpg
      US City Directories 18221995(1).jpg
      Dutch Blecha
      Dutch Blecha
      From Ancestry.com


    • Notes 
      • BURIAL: Buried Memory Gardens Cem.

        DEATH: Died in North Colorado Medical Center.

        MARRIAGE: Have a copy of their marriage certificate. Have a photo of their
        50th wedding anniversary.

    • Sources 
      1. [S3804] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1920; Census Place: Turkey Creek, Pawnee, Nebraska; Roll: T625_994; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 154; Image: 1072.

      2. [S3809] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Haigler, Dundy, Nebraska; Roll: 1280; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0006; Image: 70.0; FHL microfilm: 2341015.

      3. [S3800] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Turkey Creek, Pawnee, Nebraska; Roll: T624_852; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0159; FHL microfilm: 1374865.

      4. [S3828] Web: Colorado, Find A Grave Index, 1855-2012, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).

      5. [S3811] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Number: 709-07-7482; Issue State: Railroad Board (Issued Through); Issue Date: Before 1951.

      6. [S3802] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).

      7. [S3812] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: South Fort Morgan, Morgan, Colorado; Roll: T627_472; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 44-9.

      8. [S1735] Benkelman, NE Post, June 1992 .

      9. [S1599] Teri Blecha Rogers provided this information in November 2015.


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