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Albert Petska Obituary

Manitowoc Herald New, Manitowoc, Wis. July 24, 1924 P. 2

Well Known Resident of Rosecrans Dies at Age of 55
A resident of the county since he was six months of age 

Albert Petska, well known business man of the county who has been conducting a general store at Rosencrans died at his home at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon aged 55 years. The funeral will be held Saturday morning from the home at 9 o'clock with services at St. Wenzel's Catholic church at 10 o'clock at Greenstreet. Mr. Petska had been in ill health for some time. Albert Pestska was born in Bohemia March 10, 1869 and in November the same year came to America and Manitowoc county with his parents. The family settled near Rosecrans where he grew to manhood and thirty-one years ago was married to Anna Hammernick, the widow who with four children, Edward and Albert, Mrs. Fielder and Mrs. Peck, all of Rosecrans, survive him. A son, Frank, died a number of years ago. Four brothers and four sisters also survive him. They are Frank of Maribel, James of Green Bay, Leonard of Kellnersville and John of Chicago; Mrs.Klika of Green Bay, Mrs. Proffant of LaPorte, Ind., Mrs. Vrba of Pasadena, Cal., and Mrs. Francis Fara, LaPorte, Ind. Mr. Petska was prominent in the affairs of his home and served in many official capacities, including that of county supervisor a number of terms. He was well liked and a companionable man who won and held friends. He was successful in his business and progressive. Mr. Petska had conducted the merchandise business at Rosecrans for twenty- one years and was one of the best known men in the county. He was a member of the Catholic Union, the Z.C.B.J. and the Manitowoc Aerie of Eagles.

Owner/SourceManitowoc Herald News
Date24 Jul 1924
Linked toAlbert PECKA PETSKA

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