Obit: Konkel, Jacob (1868 - 1963)


Surnames: Konkel, Bochanyin, Zobrak, Erickson

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 05/30/1963

Konkel, Jacob (6 APR 1868 - 30 APR 1963)

Jacob Konkel, 95, of Milwaukee, formerly of Milan, died April 30, 1963. Funeral services were held at St. Casimir's Church and burial was made in Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee, May 4.

Mr. Konkel was born in Poland April 6, 1868 and came to Milwaukee in 1893. In 1915 the Konkels moved to near Milan where they farmed until 1939.

In 1941 Mr. and Mrs. Konkel returned to Milwaukee. Here Mrs. Konkel died July 1, 1953. Mr. Konkel then made his home with his son, Isadore, and daughter Josephine, until his death.

Survivors include four sons: John, Isadore and Stanley of Milwaukee, and Frank of Chicago, and four daughters: Mrs. Mike (Ethel) Bochanyin and Miss Josephine Konkel, both of Milwaukee, Mrs. Andrew (Tillie) Zobrak, route 1, Abbotsford, and Mrs. Hugo (Gertrude) Erickson, route 2, Colby.

There are 21 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by five children.



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