obit: John Frank Kutchka
EDNA – Funeral services for John Frank Kutchka, 83, resident of the Morales Community, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday from the St. Agnes Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Flanagan officiating. A rosary will be read at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Slavik Chapel. The remains will be moved to the church at 9 a.m. Thursday and lie in state until time of services. Burial will be in Memory Gardens of Edna, under direction of Slavik Funeral Home.
Mr. Kutchka was born May 17, 1889 at Inez and had lived in Jackson County since 1928. He was a farmer and rancher and a veteran of World War I. His wife preceded him in death in 1969. He died at 12:10 a.m. Tuesday in a Victoria hospital following a lengthy illness.
Surviving are a son, Ben__ H. Kutchka and a daughter, Mrs. Mary Siecko, both of Edna; a sister, Mrs. Frances Kneblik of Edna; a brother, Leo Kutchka of Inez, and 12 grandchildren.
Victoria Advocate, Wednesday, August 11, 1971
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis