obit: Marie Prazak Vacek
After a prolonged illness of several months duration, Mrs. Marie Vacek, wife of John J. Vacek died at the local hospital on Sept. 17th.
She was born on May 4th 1878 as the daughter of Joseph Prazak and Anna Hapala Prazak. Her father was the center figure in the early days of the organization of the Holy Cross Parish and she during the 52 years in this community has been active and always working for all good undertakings.
The funeral services were held Monday morning by Msgr. J. C. Kunc with the assistance of Fathers Nesvbda of Wallis, Jerome Vilk of Freeport and John Kukral of East Bernard. The members of the St. Anna KJZT Society and the Christian Mothers attended the services in a body. Besides her husband, she is survived by several children and a large number of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Eagle Lake Headlight, Friday, September 24, 1948
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis