Transcription by Linda Masters
Mrs. Anna Vejraska died at St. Elizabeth’s hospital at Lincoln Tuesday evening, August 31, 1937, after an illness of two weeks.
She was born in Tr_ice, okres Nove Strascci, Czechoslovakia, Europe, May 3, 1874, being at the time of her death 63 years, 3 months and 28 days of age. She came to this vicinity as a young girl.
In 1893 she was united in marriage to Vaclav Vejraska. To this union were born eight children, seven of whom survive, two sons, Joe Vejraska of Milligin and Jim Vejraska of Ohiowa, five daughters, Mrs. Julia Krisl of Ohiowa, Mrs. Anna Laun of Tobias, Mrs. Albina Hamouz of Tobias, Mrs. Emma Strauss of Ohiowa, and Mrs. Agnes Koehler of Geneva. Others who survive are sixteen grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends/
She located in Fillmore county, where she and her husband farmed and reared their family. After the death of her husband in 1934 she moved to town, where she was living at the time of her death.
Burial occurred from the Milligan auditorium Thursday, September 2, with Rev. K.C. Zavadil of Wilber officiating. The Pasek quartet sang. Burial was in the cemetery south of town.
The pallbearers were Emil Krisl Jr., Emil Laun, Jerry Sadlo, Tudy Brejcha, Jim Schropfer and James Bre