Frank Krause

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrank Krause married Marie Rick.

Children of Frank Krause and Marie Rick

Marie Rick

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Krause.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMarie Rick married Frank Krause.

Children of Marie Rick and Frank Krause

Frank W. Krause

M, b. 21 July 1893, d. 23 April 1984
Father*Frank Krause
Mother*Marie Rick
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 July 1893Frank W. Krause was born on 21 July 1893 at Woodland, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frank Krause and Marie Rick.
Death23 April 1984Frank W. Krause died on 23 April 1984 at Hillsboro, Wisconsin, at age 90 Frank W Krause obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal April 26, 1984 - Frank W. Krause obituary

Elmer Beuthien

M, b. 18 March 1912, d. 11 June 1919
Father*Bernhard Beuthien b. 27 Jul 1875, d. 30 Jan 1944
Mother*Lillian Koch b. 5 Nov 1889, d. 29 Dec 1918
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 March 1912Elmer Beuthien was born on 18 March 1912 at West Bloomfield, Oakland, Michigan.
He was the son of Bernhard Beuthien and Lillian Koch.
Death11 June 1919Elmer Beuthien died on 11 June 1919 at struck by auto, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, at age 7.

Elizabeth Ihlenfeld

F, b. circa 1877
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 April 1907As of 11 April 1907,her married name was Beuthien.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1877Elizabeth Ihlenfeld was born circa 1877 at Michigan.
Marriage11 April 1907She married Bernhard Beuthien, son of Johann Friedrich Beuthen and Marie Pentner, on 11 April 1907 at 2nd marriage for him, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.

Rudolph Ernst Otto Koop

M, b. 23 November 1893, d. 14 March 1995
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 November 1893Rudolph Ernst Otto Koop was born on 23 November 1893 at Prussia.
Marriage5 March 1919He married Bertha G. Koch, daughter of Henry Koch Sr. and Bertha Butler, on 5 March 1919 at Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan.
Divorce15 April 1947Rudolph Ernst Otto Koop and Bertha G. Koch were divorced on 15 April 1947.
Death14 March 1995Rudolph Ernst Otto Koop died on 14 March 1995 at Oakland, Michigan, at age 101.

William Meurer

M, b. 1869, d. 3 June 1947
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Meurer married Agnes (?).
Birth1869William Meurer was born in 1869 at Wisconsin.
Death3 June 1947He died on 3 June 1947 at Wisconsin William Meurer, 77, died at Lodi on Tuesday after a six week’s illness.

Born in Dane County, he lived on a farm near Dane until 1931 when he moved to Lodi.

Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Mrs. E. J. Mahnke, Mrs. Herbert Parkhurst, and Mrs. Kenneth Pharo, all of Madison; Mrs. Arthur Shackell, McFarland, and Mrs. Clarence Paulson, Lodi; a son, Jerome, Lodi, and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Friday in St. Patrick's church, Lodi, with the Rev. Harland Kuehn officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s cemetery, Waunakee.

Children of William Meurer and Agnes (?)

Agnes (?)

F, b. 1873, d. 2 March 1955
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Meurer.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAgnes (?) married William Meurer.
Birth1873Agnes (?) was born in 1873.
Death2 March 1955She died on 2 March 1955 at Wisconsin Mrs. Agnes Meurer of Lodi, former resident of Waunakee, died Wednesday of last, week at a Wyocena hospital.

Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Elmer Mahnke, Mrs. Herbert Parkhurst, Mrs. Arthur Shackell and Mrs. Kenneth Pharo, ail of Madison; and Mrs. Alma Paulson, Lodi; and a son Jerome, Reedsburg.

Funeral services were held Saturday at 9 in the Hamre funeral home and at 9:30 in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, the Rev. Howard Finnegan officiating.

Children of Agnes (?) and William Meurer

Jean Marie Sparby

F, b. 16 August 1975, d. 25 September 1993
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 August 1975Jean Marie Sparby was born on 16 August 1975 at Janesville, Wisconsin.
Death25 September 1993She died on 25 September 1993 at Mecan, Wisconsin, at age 18 Jean Marie Sparby obituary.
Janesville Gazette September 27, 1993 - Jean Marie Sparby obituary

Anna Vancura

F, b. 1861, d. 1912
Father*(?) Vancura d. b 1910
Mother*Frances (?) b. c 1832, d. a 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Vancura was also known as Vancurka.
Name VariationAnna Vancura was also known as Varsura.
Married Namebefore 1883As of before 1883,her married name was Cochnar.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1861Anna Vancura was born in 1861 at Austria.
She was the daughter of (?) Vancura and Frances (?).
Marriagebefore 1883Anna Vancura married Anton Cochnar before 1883.
Death1912Anna Vancura died in 1912.
Burial1912She was buried in 1912 at Saint Mary Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaAnna Vancura was listed as wife in Anton Cochnar's household on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1
  • Anna Vancura immigrated in 1892.
  • She had 6 with 6 living in 1910 children.

Children of Anna Vancura and Anton Cochnar

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: 4B; Enumeration District: 0074; FHL microfilm: 1374857.

Anton Cochnar

M, b. 1861, d. 1918
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1861Anton Cochnar was born in 1861 at Austria.
Marriagebefore 1883He married Anna Vancura, daughter of (?) Vancura and Frances (?), before 1883.
Death1918Anton Cochnar died in 1918.
Burial1918He was buried in 1918 at Saint Mary Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaAnton Cochnar was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1
  • Anton Cochnar lived in 1901 at City Directory, living at 1231 S 15th, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, Anton - laborer
    Frances - Mrs.
  • He lived in 1909 at City Directory, living at 1231 S 15th, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, Anton - laborer
    Antoinette - feeder at Eggers-O'Flyng Co.
  • He lived in 1910 at City Directory, living at 1231 S 15th, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, Anton - laborer
    Antoinette - laborer.
  • He lived in 1916 at City Directory, living at 1209 Dorcas, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, Anton - laborer
    Jno (John) - messenger Om Stationary Co
    Joseph - laborer.
  • He lived in 1917 at City Directory, living at 1209 Dorcas, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, Anton - no occupation listed
    Joseph - operator at F P Kirkendall & Co.

Children of Anton Cochnar and Anna Vancura

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: 4B; Enumeration District: 0074; FHL microfilm: 1374857.

Frances (?)

F, b. circa 1832, d. after 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Vancura.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrances (?) married (?) Vancura.
Birthcirca 1832Frances (?) was born circa 1832 at Austria.
Deathafter 1910She died after 1910.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaFrances (?) was listed as mother-in-law in Anton Cochnar's household on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1

Child of Frances (?) and (?) Vancura

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: 4B; Enumeration District: 0074; FHL microfilm: 1374857.

(?) Vancura

M, d. before 1910
Life EventDateDescription
Birth(?) Vancura was born at Austria.
MarriageHe married Frances (?).
Deathbefore 1910(?) Vancura died before 1910.

Child of (?) Vancura and Frances (?)

John Louis Cochnar

M, b. 1 May 1899
Father*Anton Cochnar b. 1861, d. 1918
Mother*Anna Vancura b. 1861, d. 1912
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 May 1899John Louis Cochnar was born on 1 May 1899 at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
He was the son of Anton Cochnar and Anna Vancura.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaJohn Louis Cochnar was listed as a son in Anton Cochnar's household on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1
1920Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, NebraskaJohn Louis Cochnar was listed as a boarder (actually brother-in-law in Matthew J. Namestek's household on the 1920 Census at Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, Nebraska.2
  • John Louis Cochnar lived with Anton Cochnar in 1916 at City Directory, living at 1209 Dorcas, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska; Anton - laborer
    Jno (John) - messenger Om Stationary Co
    Joseph - laborer.

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: 4B; Enumeration District: 0074; FHL microfilm: 1374857.
  2. [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.

James Joseph Cochnar

M, b. 23 February 1902, d. 13 July 1984
Father*Anton Cochnar b. 1861, d. 1918
Mother*Anna Vancura b. 1861, d. 1912
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameJames Joseph Cochnar also went by the name of Jim.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 February 1902James Joseph Cochnar was born on 23 February 1902 at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
He was the son of Anton Cochnar and Anna Vancura.
Marriage21 May 1929James Joseph Cochnar married Anna Musil on 21 May 1929.
Death13 July 1984James Joseph Cochnar died on 13 July 1984 at Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, at age 82.
Burialafter 13 July 1984He was buried after 13 July 1984 at Westlawn Memorial Cemetery, Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaJames Joseph Cochnar was listed as a son in Anton Cochnar's household on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1
1920Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, NebraskaJames Joseph Cochnar was listed as a boarder (actually brother-in-law in Matthew J. Namestek's household on the 1920 Census at Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, Nebraska.2

Child of James Joseph Cochnar and Anna Musil

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: 4B; Enumeration District: 0074; FHL microfilm: 1374857.
  2. [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.

Joseph A. Cochnar

M, b. 9 April 1897, d. 28 April 1972
Father*Anton Cochnar b. 1861, d. 1918
Mother*Anna Vancura b. 1861, d. 1912
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 April 1897Joseph A. Cochnar was born on 9 April 1897 at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
He was the son of Anton Cochnar and Anna Vancura.
Marriage15 June 1926Joseph A. Cochnar married Celia Simpson on 15 June 1926 at Maine.
Death28 April 1972Joseph A. Cochnar died on 28 April 1972 at Old Orchard Beach, York, Maine, at age 75 Joseph A Cochnar obituary.
Biddeford Saco (ME) Journal April 28, 1972 - Joseph A Cochnar obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaJoseph A. Cochnar was listed as a son in Anton Cochnar's household on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1
  • Joseph A. Cochnar lived with Anton Cochnar in 1916 at City Directory, living at 1209 Dorcas, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska; Anton - laborer
    Jno (John) - messenger Om Stationary Co
    Joseph - laborer.
  • Joseph A. Cochnar lived with Anton Cochnar in 1917 at City Directory, living at 1209 Dorcas, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska; Anton - no occupation listed
    Joseph - operator at F P Kirkendall & Co.

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: 4B; Enumeration District: 0074; FHL microfilm: 1374857.

Celia Simpson

F, b. 12 August 1900, d. September 1990
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 June 1926As of 15 June 1926,her married name was Cochnar.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 August 1900Celia Simpson was born on 12 August 1900 at Maine.
Marriage15 June 1926She married Joseph A. Cochnar, son of Anton Cochnar and Anna Vancura, on 15 June 1926 at Maine.
DeathSeptember 1990Celia Simpson died in September 1990 at age 90.

Antonia L. Cochnar

F, b. circa 1894
Father*Anton Cochnar b. 1861, d. 1918
Mother*Anna Vancura b. 1861, d. 1912
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAntonia L. Cochnar was also known as Antoinette L.
Name VariationAntonia L. Cochnar was also known as Tony.
NicknameAntonia L. Cochnar also went by the name of Tonnie L.
Married NameAugust 1912As of August 1912,her married name was Namestek.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1894Antonia L. Cochnar was born circa 1894 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of Anton Cochnar and Anna Vancura.
MarriageAugust 1912Antonia L. Cochnar married Matthew J. Namestek in August 1912 at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaAntonia L. Cochnar was listed as a daughter in Anton Cochnar's household on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1
1920Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, NebraskaAntonia L. Cochnar was listed as wife in Matthew J. Namestek's household on the 1920 Census at Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, Nebraska.2
  • Antonia L. Cochnar lived with Anton Cochnar in 1909 at City Directory, living at 1231 S 15th, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska; Anton - laborer
    Antoinette - feeder at Eggers-O'Flyng Co.
  • Antonia L. Cochnar lived with Anton Cochnar in 1910 at City Directory, living at 1231 S 15th, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska; Anton - laborer
    Antoinette - laborer.

Children of Antonia L. Cochnar and Matthew J. Namestek

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: 4B; Enumeration District: 0074; FHL microfilm: 1374857.
  2. [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.

Mary Cochnar

F, b. circa 1883
Father*Anton Cochnar b. 1861, d. 1918
Mother*Anna Vancura b. 1861, d. 1912
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name29 November 1900As of 29 November 1900,her married name was Svoftek.
Married Name29 November 1900As of 29 November 1900,her married name was Swodeck.
Married Name29 November 1900As of 29 November 1900,her married name was Svojtek.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1883Mary Cochnar was born circa 1883 at Austria.
She was the daughter of Anton Cochnar and Anna Vancura.
Marriage29 November 1900Mary Cochnar married Joseph J. Svojtek on 29 November 1900 at Douglas, Nebraska, Joseph Svoftek and Mary Cochnar marriage record.
Joseph Svoftek and Mary Cochnar marriage record - 29 Nov 1900 Douglas, NE
Joseph Svoftek and Mary Cochnar - parental consent to marry - 29 Nov 1900 Douglas, NE
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaMary Cochnar was listed as wife in Joseph J. Svojtek's household on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1

Children of Mary Cochnar and Joseph J. Svojtek

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.

Joseph J. Svojtek

M, b. circa 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph J. Svojtek was also known as Swodeck.
Name VariationJoseph J. Svojtek was also known as Svoftek.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1880Joseph J. Svojtek was born circa 1880 at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
Marriage29 November 1900He married Mary Cochnar, daughter of Anton Cochnar and Anna Vancura, on 29 November 1900 at Douglas, Nebraska, Joseph Svoftek and Mary Cochnar marriage record.
Joseph Svoftek and Mary Cochnar marriage record - 29 Nov 1900 Douglas, NE
Joseph Svoftek and Mary Cochnar - parental consent to marry - 29 Nov 1900 Douglas, NE
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, NebraskaJoseph J. Svojtek was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Omaha Ward 10, Douglas, Nebraska.1

Children of Joseph J. Svojtek and Mary Cochnar

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.

Matthew J. Namestek

M, b. 5 December 1886, d. April 1969
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 December 1886Matthew J. Namestek was born on 5 December 1886 at Bohemia.
MarriageAugust 1912He married Antonia L. Cochnar, daughter of Anton Cochnar and Anna Vancura, in August 1912 at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
DeathApril 1969Matthew J. Namestek died in April 1969 at age 82.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, NebraskaMatthew J. Namestek was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Omaha Ward 5, Douglas, Nebraska.1

Children of Matthew J. Namestek and Antonia L. Cochnar

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.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 December 1914Joseph Namestek was born on 11 December 1914 at Nebraska.
He was the son of Matthew J. Namestek and Antonia L. Cochnar.
DeathJanuary 1961Joseph Namestek died in January 1961 at age 46.
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 May 1916Francis Anton Namestek was born on 8 May 1916 at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
He was the son of Matthew J. Namestek and Antonia L. Cochnar.
Death5 January 2000Francis Anton Namestek died on 5 January 2000 at age 83.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 September 1902Anna Musil was born on 1 September 1902 at Nebraska.
Marriage21 May 1929She married James Joseph Cochnar, son of Anton Cochnar and Anna Vancura, on 21 May 1929.
Death1962Anna Musil died in 1962.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 February 1932James Frank Cochnar was born on 21 February 1932 at Dodge, Nebraska.
He was the son of James Joseph Cochnar and Anna Musil.
Marriage18 August 1956James Frank Cochnar married Anna Mae Carkoski on 18 August 1956 at Nebraska.
Death19 July 2012James 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.
Burialafter 19 July 2012He 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 March 1934Anna Mae Carkoski was born on 17 March 1934 at Arcadia, Valley, Nebraska.
Marriage18 August 1956She married James Frank Cochnar, son of James Joseph Cochnar and Anna Musil, on 18 August 1956 at Nebraska.
Death16 August 2014Anna 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 February 1903Henry Theodore Swodeck was born on 25 February 1903 at Nebraska.
He was the son of Joseph J. Svojtek and Mary Cochnar.
Death3 March 1980Henry Theodore Swodeck died on 3 March 1980 at Los Angeles, California, at age 77.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 July 1905George Louis Swodeck was born on 6 July 1905 at Nebraska.
He was the son of Joseph J. Svojtek and Mary Cochnar.
Marriage29 September 1923George Louis Swodeck married Lillian Hutfles on 29 September 1923 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa.
Death5 October 1987George Louis Swodeck died on 5 October 1987 at age 82.
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1908Helen L. Svojtek was born circa 1908 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of Joseph J. Svojtek and Mary Cochnar.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1908Lillian Hutfles was born circa 1908 at Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.
Marriage29 September 1923She married George Louis Swodeck, son of Joseph J. Svojtek and Mary Cochnar, on 29 September 1923 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa.