Frank Machacek obituary

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Friday, January 5, 1912
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Frank Machaeek died at Colorado Springs at 8 o'clock last Sunday morning as the result of a paralytic stroke three years ago. The remains will be brought here and the funeral will be held Friday afternoon at the Ames School house, six miles north west of Lyle village, and interment will be made in Woodbury cemetery. The deceased was a member of Willow Wood Camp No. 565, M. W. A. for many years and when he moved to Colorado he took a transfer to the camp at that place.

He was born March 6, 1857, in Bohemia, came to America in early boyhood with his parents and settled first at St. Ansgar, later in Lyle township. In 1910 removed to Colorado Springs. He married to Antoinette Fialka in August, 1892. She died in 1904. Two children died in infancy and four survive, Elsie age 18, Alma 16, Edyth 10 and Lee 8.

He is also survived by two sisters, Mrs. Henry Mosher and Mrs. Mary Funda and four brothers, Joseph, Charles, Louis and Amos.