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John Pavka
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1872
Jihomoravsky (South Moravia), Czech Republic
Death: Jun. 23, 1963
Branch County
Michigan, USA

John Pavka, 90, of 145 Perkins St., Coldwater, died Sunday evening at 7:45 at Maple Lawn hospital where he had been a patient for two months. Death closed a long illness.

Funeral services in charge of the Baggerly Funeral Home, will be held Wednesday at 2 o'clock at the Mennonite Church in California township, with the Rev. Malvin Mller in charge. Interment will be in California cemetery.

Mr. Pavka was born in Austria-Hungary on August 27, 1872, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Knotek) Pavka. He and his wife, Christina, who survives, came to Coldwater from Halls Corners seven years ago. Mr. Pavka was a farmer.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Frank of Coldwater and Anthony of Ray, Ind.; two step-sons, Joseph of Toledo, Ohio, and Steve of Wexford, Penn.; two step-daughters, Stella Halick of Livonia and Mary Pavka of Ray, Ind.; 22 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Coldwater Daily Reporter, Monday, June 24, 1963
Family links: 
  Joseph Pavka (1844 - 1923)
  Elizabeth Knotek Pavka (1848 - 1933)
  Kristina Benedik Pavka (1871 - 1964)*
  Anthony Pavka (1898 - 1970)*
  Frank Pavka (1913 - 1974)*
  Mary Pavka Tomecek (1869 - 1919)*
  John Pavka (1872 - 1963)
  Stephen Pavka (1878 - 1913)*
*Calculated relationship
California Corners Cemetery
Branch County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Nancy Stout
Record added: Oct 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99465304
John Pavka
Added by: Christina (Daniel) Strevel
John Pavka
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- Christina (Daniel) Strevel
 Added: May. 7, 2015

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