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Mary Bertha "Marie" Bednar Aftowski
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1896
Death: Dec. 21, 1985
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

Mary Bertha Aftowski

Aug. 15, 1896 Dec. 21, 1985

South Bend Tribune 12/23/1985

SOUTH BEND - Mary "Marie" Bertha Aftowski, 89, of 23920 Indiana 2, died Saturday evening in St. Joseph Medical Center. She was a former employee of Studebaker Corp. and the University of Notre Dame. She was born Aug. 15, 1896 in Nepatoez, Czechoslovakia, living in South Bend the past 80 years.

On Sept. 24, 1919 in South Bend as Mary Bednar, she married Alojzy Aftowski. He died in 1952. She is survived by four daughters, Evelyn Garbacz, Ginny DeVreese and Patricia Czarnecki, all of South Bend and Marie Smith of Riverside, Calif.; a son Jack of South Bend; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, John Bednar of South Bend and Franck Bednar of Cararillo, Calif.

Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Friends may call until 9 p.m. today in the St. Joseph Funeral Home where a parish rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today. She was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church Rosary Society and Z. B. Falconettes.

Family links: 
  Anton Bednar (1870 - 1948)
  Anna Korill Bednar (1874 - 1920)
  Aloysius S Aftowski (1892 - 1952)
  Evelyn Aftowski Garbacz (1920 - 2008)*
  Jack F. Aftowski (1921 - 1994)*
  Marie Eleanor Aftowski Smith (1923 - 1995)*
  Mary Bertha Bednar Aftowski (1896 - 1985)
  Emily J. Bednar Chelminiak (1902 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Joseph Cemetery
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Oct 20, 2011
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Mary Bertha Marie <i>Bednar</i> Aftowski
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