- The death of Victor Hromadka, 69 (?), of Santa Anna Tuesday morning was ruled a suicide by Ernest (Bob) Weishuhn, justice of the peace. Mr. Hromadka was foundMessage 1 of 1 , Aug 18, 2013View Source
The death of Victor Hromadka, 69 (?), of Santa Anna Tuesday morning was ruled a suicide by Ernest (Bob) Weishuhn, justice of the peace. Mr. Hromadka was found hanging from a rafter in the garage of his home about 12 miles north of Columbus by his brother, Joe, with whom he had lived.
Mr. Hromadka, who was ill, had eaten breakfast before he had gone to the garage. Apparently, he had attached an old rope to his neck and had jumped from a _ wheel trailer. Do_ Mueller, deputy sheriff, made investigation.
Mr. Hromadka, a bachelor lived with his brother, Joe, and a sister, Sophie. Another sister, Mrs. Schovasa, survives. The deceased had spent his entire life in the Santa Anna area, with the exception of one month in which he served in the armed forces during World War 1.
Funeral services are set for this (Thursday) morning at 10 at Koenig Funeral home in Ellinger, with continued services at the Czech Moravian church in Fayetteville. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Colorado County Citizen, October 13, 1964
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis