Obit: Kaczor, Frank (1910 - 1939)

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Surnames: Kaczor, Phillips, Jones

----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 08/17/1939

Kaczor, Frank (1 OCT 1910 - 12 AUG 1939)

Mrs. Catherine Kaczor received word Monday of the death of her son, Frank, 28, accidentally killed Saturday at Turlock, Calif. No further particulars are yet known. Frank has been employed at Ceres, Calif., for the Lee Brothers for the past four years.

The body will arrive in Thorp early Friday morning and funeral services will be held at St. Hedwig’s Church at ten o’clock in the morning. An obituary will be published next week.

(Follow on in 8/24/1939 Thorp Courier)

The remains of Frank Kaczor, 28, who was accidentally killed, arrived here last Thursday noon from Turlock, Calif., and lay in state at the Bogumill Funeral Home until the time of the funeral.

Frank left Thorp in 1935 and was employed steadily during his absence by Herb and John Lee on their fruit ranch at Ceres, Calif. He met his death in a collision with his motorcycle and a car near Turlock, Calif., on Aug. 12th, 1939.

The deceased was born Oct. 1, 1910 in the town of Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Kaczor.

He leaves to mourn his early demise, his mother, Mrs. Catherine Kaczor, Thorp, six brothers, William of Bismark, N.D., Louis and Nick of Thorp, Mike of Chicago, John of Owen and Anton of Clayton, Mich., two sisters, Mrs. Harry (Mary) Phillips of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Ben (Rose) Jones of Chicago.

Funeral services were held at St. Hedwig’s Church here on Friday morning at nine o’clock, Rev. Thomas Adamiak officiating and interment taking place in the nearby cemetery. Pallbearers were Peter and Frank Milewski, Frank and Mike Bonczyk, Joe Marek and Edward Koperski.



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