Obit: Shramek, Mary Marie (1894 - 1957)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Shramek, Bryek, Karela, Lawson,
West, Holub, Tollar, Smith, Paulsen, Komarek, Comarek, Dvorak,
Krumpeck, Ehlers, Horehled, Junchen, Rizner, Stevens,
----Source: Clark County Press
(Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) May 16, 1957
Shramek, Mary Marie (7 December 1894 - 8
Mrs. Charles Shramek, 62, of Rt. 1
Neillsville, died May 8, at the Neillsville Memorial Hospital,
where she had been admitted the evening before following a cerebral
Mary Marie Karela was born December 7,
1894, in Bohemia, the daughter of the late John and Barbara (Bryek)
Karela. When she was six years old her family came to the
United States and located in Chicago. She received her education
there and worked for Western Electric Company for several years
before her marriage to Charles Shramek of Chicago on June 17, 1919,
at North Judson, Ind. They moved to Clark County 36 years ago
and have lived on their present farm in the town of Washburn for 34
Mrs. Shramek was a member of the Western
Bohemian Fraternal association, the Happy Homemakers Club and the
American Legion auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband and two
daughters, Mrs. Arlo (Mildred) Lawson of Rt. 1, Neillsville; and
Mrs. Roy (Dorothy) West of Neillsville; six grandchildren: and the
following sisters: Mrs. Frieda Holub, Neillsville; Mrs. Ida Tollar
and Mrs. Sylvia Smith, North Judson, Ind.; Mrs. Blanche Paulsen,
San Pierre, Ind.; and two step-brothers, Charles Komarek, Chicago
and John Komarek, Chicago.
Funeral services were held Saturday
afternoon from the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church. The
Rev. Albert Guthmiller officiated and burial was made in the
Neillsville City Cemetery. The services were arranged by the
Bergemann Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were: Paul Ehlers, Ernest
Horehled, Harold Junchen, William Rizner, Irving Stevens and James
Out of town relatives attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Morris Paulsen, San Pierre, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Comarek, Brookfield, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Ladd Shramek, Three Oaks, Mich.; Mrs. Fred Shramek, Mrs. Anna Dvorak, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Shramek, and Miss Dorothy Shramek, all of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. William Shramek, Miss Jacqueline Shramek, Bensenville; Mrs. Lillian Krumpeck, Paris, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Shramek and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shramek, Humbird; (it appears we are missing a few names here).
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