Obit: Svetlik, Mary (1886 - 1952)
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Surnames: Svetlik, Sedlacek, Marx, Kehr, Yakish,
Lohr, Bartholemew, Dvorak, Scheideler, Zic
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) October 23, 1952
Svetlik, Mary (25 January 1886 - 20 January
Mrs. Frank Svetlik, Sr., of 1009 Prospect Street,
Neillsville, died on Monday morning at St. Luke’s Hospital,
Milwaukee, from complications following surgery. Mrs. Svetlik
was visiting her daughter, Mrs. Lohr, in Milwaukee when she was
taken ill. A general rosary was said at the Bergemann Funeral Home
on Tuesday at eight o’clock.
solemn requiem high mass was read at St. Mary’s Catholic
Church at 9 o’clock on Wednesday morning, the Rev. Father
Peter Zic officiating. Interment was made in the St. Rose of
Lima Cemetery at Cadott.
Mrs. Svetlik, the former Mary Sedlacek, was born
January 25, 1886, in Czechoslovakia. When she was five years of age
she came to this country with her parents and they lived at Fargo,
N. D., for a short time, after which they moved to Jim
January 19, 1904, she was married to Frank J. Svetlik, Sr., at
Cadott and resided there until 1947, when they moved to
was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Christian
Mothers Society, the Royal Neighbors of America, the Women’s
Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic, and the American
is survived by the following children: Victory Svetlik of Los
Angeles; Mrs. John (Lillian) Marx of Appleton; Mrs. Louis (Marion)
Kehr of Effingham, Ill.; Frank Svetlik, Tony Svetlik and Charles
Svetlik, all of Neillsville; Mrs. George (Martha) Yakish of Winona,
Minn.; Mrs. Milton (Caroline) Lohr of Milwaukee; Sister Mary
Bartholemew, S.D.S., of Wausau; and Thomas of Cody, Wyo.; also 32
grandchildren, and five brothers: Joseph Sedlacek, Frank Sedlacek,
of Drywood, Wis.; Rudolph Sedlacek of Chippewa Falls; John Sedlacek
of Drywood; and Charles Sedlacek of Milwaukee; and two sisters:
Mrs. Barbara Dvorak of Chippewa Falls and Mrs. Henry (Carrie)
Scheideler of Medford.
Mr. Svetlik preceded her in death May 5, 1952, and one son, Louis, had also died.
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