|Klapatauskas, Michael Mathew (1885 - 1960)|
|KLAPATAUSKAS GREGORICH FISCHER DUBINSKY WIND VALLONE DEBEVEC LANKUTIS JASDOUSKAS|
----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection, Marshfield News Herald 02/ /1960
Klapatauskas, Michael Mathew (1885 - 1960)
GREENWOOD--Michael Mathew Klapatauskas, 74, died of a cerebral hemorrhage Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 24, 1960, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Matt Gregorich, where he had resided the past five months. He had been ill several years with a heart ailment.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Hill Funeral Home here and at 10 a.m. in Holy Family Catholic Church at Willard. The Rev. Aloysius Madic will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery.
The body is reposing at the Hill Funeral Home. A rosary service will be held there at 8 p.m. Friday.
Mr. Klapatauskas was born in Lithuania, March 4, 1885. He came to the United States in 1907, to Chicago Heights, Ill., where he married the former Kathryn Jazdouskas on Aug. 24, 1913. In 1915 they moved to a farm in the Thorp-Willard area, where they had lived since, retiring from farming 10 years ago. Because of illness he had made his home with his daughter the past five months.
He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society in Willard, and director of the Butler School District for 10 years.
Surviving are his wife seven daughters, Mrs. Matt (Katherine) Gregorich, Greenwood Mrs. Al (Mary) Fischer, Mrs. Ernest (Stella) Dubinsky, Miss Martha Klapatauskas and Mrs. Matt (Josephine) Wind, all of Chicago, Ill. Mrs. Sam (Frances) Vallone, Milwaukee Mrs. Frank (Agnes) Debevec, Willard three sons, Julius, Thorp Mike Jr., Willard Charles, Withee 30 grandchildren three great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Stanley Lankutis, Lewiston, Mont.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ann, and a son in infancy.
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