Rosary for John Paul Kukla, 88, 1515 9th St. S.,
Nampa, who died Monday, Oct. 3, at
hospital, will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday at Flahiff
Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m.
Friday at St. Paul's Catholic
by the Rev. Merle J. Fisher. S.M.
Interment will be in
Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
He was born June 24, 1895, at Columbus, Neb.,
the son of Michael and Victoria Sturek Kukla, where he was
reared and educated. He
served during World War I with the United States Army in
Company D, 314th Ammunition Train.
He married Martha W.
Jarecke, Nov. 21, 1927, at Fullerton,
Neb., where they made their home until moving to
Jerome in 1936 and to Nampa in 1940.
He worked as a car
inspector for the Union Pacific Railroad for 20 years
retiring in 1960.
He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and the War Eagle
Barracks No. 459, Veterans of World War I of Nampa.
is survived by his wife of Nampa; three sons, John S. Kukla,
Port Neches, Texas, Robert L. Kukla, Melba, and Bernard M.
Kukla, Concord, Calif.; one daughter, Patricia A. Williams,
Middleton; five sisters, Belle Burtusick, Ogallala, Neb.,
Josie Klien, Sidney, Neb., Katherine Schmidt, Lexington,
Neb., Frances Kukla, Grant, Neb., and Clara Kosmiskie,
Rushville, Neb.; six grand-children and three
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Memorials may be given to the Idaho Lung Association,
2621 Camas Street, Boise,
83705, or flowers may be sent.