Joseph Namestek

M, b. 11 December 1914, d. January 1961
Father*Matthew J. Namestek b. 5 Dec 1886, d. Apr 1969
Mother*Antonia L. Cochnar b. c 1894
Census DateLocation
1920Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, NebraskaJoseph Namestek was listed as a son in Matthew J. Namestek's household on the 1920 Census at Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, Nebraska; Roll: T625_988; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 52.

Francis Anton Namestek

M, b. 8 May 1916, d. 5 January 2000
Father*Matthew J. Namestek b. 5 Dec 1886, d. Apr 1969
Mother*Antonia L. Cochnar b. c 1894
  • Francis Anton Namestek was born on 8 May 1916 at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
  • He was the son of Matthew J. Namestek and Antonia L. Cochnar.
  • Francis Anton Namestek died on 5 January 2000 at age 83.
Census DateLocation
1920Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, NebraskaFrancis Anton Namestek was listed as a son in Matthew J. Namestek's household on the 1920 Census at Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, Nebraska; Roll: T625_988; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 52.

Anna Musil

F, b. 1 September 1902, d. 1962
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 May 1929As of 21 May 1929,her married name was Cochnar.

Child of Anna Musil and James Joseph Cochnar

James Frank Cochnar

M, b. 21 February 1932, d. 19 July 2012
Father*James Joseph Cochnar b. 23 Feb 1902, d. 13 Jul 1984
Mother*Anna Musil b. 1 Sep 1902, d. 1962
  • James Frank Cochnar was born on 21 February 1932 at Dodge, Nebraska.
  • He was the son of James Joseph Cochnar and Anna Musil.
  • James Frank Cochnar married Anna Mae Carkoski on 18 August 1956 at Nebraska.
  • James Frank Cochnar died on 19 July 2012 at Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, at age 80 James Frank Cochnar, 80, of Grand Island died surrounded by his family, Thursday, July 19, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center.

    Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grand Island, with the Rev. Joseph celebrating.

    Mr. Cochnar was born Feb. 21, 1932, in Dodge to James Joseph and Anna (Musil) Cochnar. He was raised in Dodge, attending school there until the family moved to Grand Island where he graduated from St. Mary's Catholic School in 1950. After graduation he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad until enlisting in the military. He served in the Navy from 1951-1955 on board the USS Iowa during the Korean War as a damage controlman second class. He married Anna Mae Carkoski on Aug. 18, 1956, in Loup City. The couple made their home in Grand Island raising 8 children. James again worked for Union Pacific Railroad until his retirement on April 19, 1992.

    His hobbies included word search puzzles, fishing, collecting John Wayne items, cooking-especially ribs and horseshoe cookies, family vacations, and building things. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, Eagles, Veterans of the USS Iowa, and Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

    James is survived by his wife, Anna Mae; sons, James M. Cochnar of Des Moines, Iowa, John (Angela) Cochnar of Grand Island, Joseph (Cathy) Cochnar of Grand Island, Jerome (special friend, Deb) Cochnar of Grand Island; daughters, Kathy Cochnar of Grand Island, Connie Cochnar of Grand Island, Annie (Alan) Kahle of Grand Island, Cindy (special friend, John) Cochnar of Grand Island; grandchildren, Chris (Andrea) Cochnar, Kayla (Rylan) Little, Joey Cochnar, Richard Cochnar, Stephanie (Heath) Cutler, John Kahle, Savannah Kahle; great-granddaughter, Kristen Cochnar; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Ann (Robert) Pape of Grand Island, Mary Carkoski of Loup City; many nephews and nieces, and special family friend, Dave Willard.

    James was preceded in death by his parents, father and mother-in-law, and brother-in-law, Jerome Carkoski.
  • He was buried after 19 July 2012 at Westlawn Memorial Cemetery, Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska.

Anna Mae Carkoski

F, b. 17 March 1934, d. 16 August 2014
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 August 1956As of 18 August 1956,her married name was Cochnar.
  • Anna Mae Carkoski was born on 17 March 1934 at Arcadia, Valley, Nebraska.
  • She married James Frank Cochnar, son of James Joseph Cochnar and Anna Musil, on 18 August 1956 at Nebraska.
  • Anna Mae Carkoski died on 16 August 2014 at Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, at age 80.

Henry Theodore Swodeck

M, b. 25 February 1903, d. 3 March 1980
Father*Joseph J. Svojtek b. c 1880
Mother*Mary Cochnar b. c 1883
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHenry Theodore Swodeck was also known as Svojtek.
  • Henry Theodore Swodeck was born on 25 February 1903 at Nebraska.
  • He was the son of Joseph J. Svojtek and Mary Cochnar.
  • Henry Theodore Swodeck died on 3 March 1980 at Los Angeles, California, at age 77.
Census DateLocation
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaHenry Theodore Swodeck was listed as a son in Joseph J. Svojtek's household on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska; Roll: T624_844; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0077; FHL microfilm: 1374857.

George Louis Swodeck

M, b. 6 July 1905, d. 5 October 1987
Father*Joseph J. Svojtek b. c 1880
Mother*Mary Cochnar b. c 1883
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGeorge Louis Swodeck was also known as Svojtek.
  • George Louis Swodeck was born on 6 July 1905 at Nebraska.
  • He was the son of Joseph J. Svojtek and Mary Cochnar.
  • George Louis Swodeck married Lillian Hutfles on 29 September 1923 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa.
  • George Louis Swodeck died on 5 October 1987 at age 82.
Census DateLocation
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaGeorge Louis Swodeck was listed as a son in Joseph J. Svojtek's household on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska; Roll: T624_844; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0077; FHL microfilm: 1374857.

Helen L. Svojtek

F, b. circa 1908
Father*Joseph J. Svojtek b. c 1880
Mother*Mary Cochnar b. c 1883
Census DateLocation
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaHelen L. Svojtek was listed as a daughter in Joseph J. Svojtek's household on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska; Roll: T624_844; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0077; FHL microfilm: 1374857.

Lillian Hutfles

F, b. circa 1908
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name29 September 1923As of 29 September 1923,her married name was Swodeck.

Kent Baker

M, d. before 2017
Father*Richard Fielding Baker b. 22 Jan 1916, d. 4 Jul 1990
Mother*Mildred Alvina Krejci b. 5 Apr 1918, d. 9 Jan 2017

Emil Bussewitz

M, b. 3 April 1883

Children of Emil Bussewitz and Emma Retzlaff

Herbert Rolf

M

Albert Bussewitz

M

Anna Rolf

F, b. 1892, d. 1958
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Retzlaff.

Lorraine Retzlaff

F
Father*Edward Carl Retzlaff b. 16 Dec 1890, d. 1928
Mother*Anna Rolf b. 1892, d. 1958
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kuntz.

(?) Kuntz

M

Clarence Retzlaff

M
Father*Edward Carl Retzlaff b. 16 Dec 1890, d. 1928
Mother*Anna Rolf b. 1892, d. 1958

Raymond Retzlaff

M
Father*Edward Carl Retzlaff b. 16 Dec 1890, d. 1928
Mother*Anna Rolf b. 1892, d. 1958

Laura M. Bussewitz

F, b. circa 1910
Father*Emil Bussewitz b. 3 Apr 1883
Mother*Emma Retzlaff b. 7 Mar 1888, d. 18 Apr 1972

Dora J. Bussewitz

F, b. circa 1910
Father*Emil Bussewitz b. 3 Apr 1883
Mother*Emma Retzlaff b. 7 Mar 1888, d. 18 Apr 1972

Hulda Emma Bussewitz

F, b. 1 December 1913, d. 2 January 1997
Father*Emil Bussewitz b. 3 Apr 1883
Mother*Emma Retzlaff b. 7 Mar 1888, d. 18 Apr 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Elfers.
  • Hulda Emma Bussewitz married (?) Elfers.
  • Hulda Emma Bussewitz was born on 1 December 1913 at Turtle Lake, Barron, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Emil Bussewitz and Emma Retzlaff.
  • Hulda Emma Bussewitz died on 2 January 1997 at age 83.

Alfred Emil Bussewitz

M, b. 1 June 1916, d. 7 February 1989
Father*Emil Bussewitz b. 3 Apr 1883
Mother*Emma Retzlaff b. 7 Mar 1888, d. 18 Apr 1972
  • Alfred Emil Bussewitz was born on 1 June 1916 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Emil Bussewitz and Emma Retzlaff.
  • Alfred Emil Bussewitz died on 7 February 1989 at Barron, Wisconsin, at age 72.

(?) Elfers

M

Lois Jean Retzlaff

F, b. 28 August 1932, d. 6 October 2007
Lois (Retzlaff) Moore 2007
Father*Wylder A. Retzlaff b. 8 Apr 1904, d. 9 Nov 1983
Mother*Esther Feltz b. 2 Sep 1910, d. 28 Aug 1999
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 June 1951As of 12 June 1951,her married name was Moore.
  • Lois Jean Retzlaff was born on 28 August 1932 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Wylder A. Retzlaff and Esther Feltz.
  • Lois Jean Retzlaff married Arthur E. Moore on 12 June 1951.
  • Lois Jean Retzlaff died on 6 October 2007 at age 75 Lois (Retzlaff) Moore obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal October 8, 2007 - Lois (Retzlaff) Moore obituary

Arthur E. Moore

M, b. 14 May 1928, d. 6 February 2011
  • Arthur E. Moore was born on 14 May 1928 at Wisconsin.
  • He married Lois Jean Retzlaff, daughter of Wylder A. Retzlaff and Esther Feltz, on 12 June 1951.
  • Arthur E. Moore died on 6 February 2011 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 82 Arthur E Moore, age 82 of Reedsburg, died on Feb 6, 2011 at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. He was born on May 14, 1928 in La Farge, WI the son of William and Maude (Walling) Moore.

    He served his country in the U S Army during the Korean War. He was employed with Friede Bros Construction for many years prior to his retirement.

    Arthur married Lois Retzlaff on June 12, 1951 in Lime Ridge. Their marriage was blessed with two children. She preceded him in death on Oct 6, 2007.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Dale Moore; son-in-law, Julius Porter; grandson, Matthew Porter; and 4 brothers, Fred, Donny, Lester and Bob.

    He is survived by his dauther, Ardith Porter of Madison; daughter-in-aw, Jean Moore of Wis Dells; 5 grandchildren, Jamie Porter, Kirk (Stephanie) Moore, Mark Moore, Laura (Chad) Colt and Mary Moore; 4 great-grandchildren, Jasmine and Isabelle Moore, Jayla and Tamiyah Porter; 2 sisters, Evelyn Fry of Lime Ridge and Alice (Francis) Olson of Boscobel; 3 brothers, Elden Moore of Missouri, John Moore of Lime Ridge and Arnold (Alice) Moore of Alabama; brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald Retzlaff, Baraboo, Phillip (Betty) Retzlaff, Baraboo, Duane, Gordon and Elsie Retzlaff, all of Reedsburg; nieces, nephews, along with other relatives and friends.

    Burial to be in Lime Ridge Cemetery, Lime Ridge, WI.

Frank Louis Gardner

M, b. 13 August 1942, d. 15 October 1979
Father*Leo M. Gardner Jr. b. 9 Jun 1926, d. 27 Jan 1997
Mother*Evelyn Loraine Baum b. 10 Mar 1924, d. 25 Nov 1993
  • Frank Louis Gardner was born on 13 August 1942 at Illinois.
  • He was the son of Leo M. Gardner Jr. and Evelyn Loraine Baum.
  • Frank Louis Gardner married Sharon Kay Crank on 21 September 1962.
  • Frank Louis Gardner died on 15 October 1979 at Quincy, Adams, Illinois, at age 37.

Sharon Kay Crank

F, b. 14 February 1944, d. 15 January 1988
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 September 1962As of 21 September 1962,her married name was Gardner.

Virginia H. Dunbar

F, b. 1 October 1915, d. 12 October 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 June 1938As of 10 June 1938,her married name was Stanley.
  • Virginia H. Dunbar was born on 1 October 1915 at Missouri.
  • She married Morris B. Stanley on 10 June 1938.
  • Virginia H. Dunbar died on 12 October 2004 at Florida at age 89.

(?) Bennett

M

Esther Anne Sturhahn

F, b. circa 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1916As of 1916,her married name was Altheide.