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Joseph Bech
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1868
Death: Nov. 30, 1944


Joseph Bech was born in the villiage of Koryto, county Kralovice, near Plzen, Czechoslovakia on April 8, 1868. At the age of 5 years he came to United States with his parents and they settled at Braidwood, Ill. where his father was employed in coal mines until Sept. 15, 1873. From Braidwood, they moved to Nebraska and settled on a farm one mile east of Milligan, then later they moved on a farm west of Milligan, where his father passed away, and it was up to him to take care of his mother and sisters and by diligent work and good management he succeeded and later bought a farm of his own east of Tobias, where he resided until his death, which occurred at the Warren Memorial Hospital at Friend, Nebraska on Nov. 30,1944. He died at the age of 76 years, 7 months and 22 days. His father, his mother, one brother and two sisters preceded him.

Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Mary Svoboda, Mrs Mike Becwar, and Mrs. Emma Novava, all of Miligan vicinity.

Funeral services were held Saturday at 2:00 o'clock p.m. at the Kottas Funeral Home at Milligan and Mr. James Hamonz and Mrs. E.A. Havel sang, accompanied by Virgie Lee Havel, F.O.Kucera of Wilber, officiated. The pallbearers were Anton Kotas, Joe Druba, James Machacek, James Krupicka, Fred R. Kottas and Joseph Kottas. He was laid to rest besides his parents and sister, Anna at the Cesky Bratri Cemetery northwest of Milligan. 
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  Jan Bech
  Anna Bech (1835 - 1916)
  Joseph Bech (1868 - 1944)
  Josephine Bech Becwar (1873 - 1951)*
  Anna Bech (1877 - 1893)*
*Calculated relationship
Bohemian Brethren Cemetery
Fillmore County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: W129
Created by: M. Jensen Seggerman
Record added: Jun 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112966610
Joseph Bech
Added by: M. Jensen Seggerman
Joseph Bech
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