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John Chudek, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1910, Austria
Death: Aug. 13, 1981
Bellingham
Whatcom County
Washington, USA

John Czudek Jr was born in Hradek, Silesia, Austria on 24-JUN-1910. Today, you will find this village near the eastern border of the Czech Republic, along the Olza River, between Cesky Tesin on the north and Jablunkov to the south.

John Jr and his 30 year old mother Mari (Ruscz) Czudek departed Grudek, Austria via Bremen, Germany. They immigrated into the USA via Ellis Island on 22-JUL-1913 aboard the "SS Kronprinz Wilhelm".

Their original CZUDEK surname was incorrectly transcribed as CSNDEK in the Ellis Island database which added difficulty in finding this particular immigration record.

SS Death Index record: 533-07-4609

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CHUDEK, John, age 71, formerly of 114 Grand Ave., Bellingham, passed away in a Bellingham nursing home on Thurs. Aug 13, 1981. Born [June 23, 1910] in Czechoslovakia, Mr. Chudek moved with his parents to the Whatcom County area at the age of 2. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bellingham and is survived by 3 sisters, Mrs. Anne Scheffer of Lynden, Mrs. Justina Rasmussen of Kirkland and Miss Amelia Chudek of Bellingham and numerous nieces & nephews. He was also preceded by his parents and a brother Carl. Graveside services will be conducted on Sat. Aug. 15 at 11 a.m. in the Nooksack Cemetery with Rev. Carl O. Fischer officiating. Services are under the direction of the Gillies Funeral Home, Lynden.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Czudek Chudek (1880 - 1961)
  Marie Ruszova Chudek (1883 - 1966)
 
 Siblings:
  John Chudek (1910 - 1981)
  Helen Anna Chudek (1914 - 1930)*
  Justina Marie Chudek Rasmussen (1915 - 1997)*
  Anne Chudek Scheffer (1917 - 1999)*
  Emilia Frances Chudek (1919 - 2011)*
  Carl Paul Chudek (1921 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nooksack Cemetery
Nooksack
Whatcom County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Robert John Chudek
Record added: May 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36814946
John Chudek, Jr
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