Funeral services for Mrs. Frances Janacek, 81,
widow of Joseph J. Janacek, were held Wednesday, April 26, of St. Michael's
Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.
Rev. O. B. Kahlich officiated.
Mrs. Janacek, a resident of the Weimar area most of
her life, died unexpectedly at her home Monday about 5:30 p.m.
She was born Oct. 4, 1890, at La Grange, the
daughter of Herman and Agnes Konvicka Rainosek. She was married to Mr.
Janacek on Oct. 30, 1911 at Bluff (now Hostyn) and they later moved to
She was a member of the Bohemian Christian
They had three children, Mrs. Lee Earl (Lillie)
Poppe, Leonard H. and Raymond E. Janacek.
Mr. Janacek died June 15, 1965. One of the
sons, Leonard, died July 31, 1965. Mrs. Janacek was also preceded in death
by a sister, Mrs. Mary Janacek, in 1969, and by her only brother, Willie, in
Surviving in addition to the daughter and son are a
granddaughter, Barbara Ann Janacek, and three grandsons, Lee Earl Poppe Jr.,
Robert Wayne Poppe and Darrell Ray Janacek; one great-granddaughter, Lisa Kaye
Poppe; a sister, Mrs. Olga Cervenka; and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Annie
Pallbearers were Lee Earl Poppe Jr., Robert W.
Poppe, and Darrell Ray Janacek, grandsons, William Glancy, Paul Binder, and
Adolf A. Sumbera.
Weimar Mercury, May 4, 1972
Submitted by Rosemary