|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1880, Austria|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 1961|
Johann Czudek was born 27-Dec-1880 in house 41 of Hradek, Silesia, Austria and was baptized 1-JAN-1881 at the Evangelical Church in Navsi. He immigrated through Ellis Island on 16-AUG-1910 aboard the "SS Kronprinzessin Cecilie" departing from the port of Bremen, Germany.
He was one of six villagers on the ship that brought them to America. The others included Francisek GAWEL, Pawel BOCEK, Jan DRONG, Pawel SAMIEC, and Pawel STEFAK. Most of these men were headed to the mining fields around Sheridan, WY.
Three years later John's wife Marie and their 3 year old son, John Jr, would immigrate and join him in Wyoming. By 1920, the family had moved to Lynden, Whatcom Cty, WA, USA.
Family records state that John died of a heart attack.
The children of John and Marie are:
1910-1981 John Jr CHUDEK
1914-1930 Helen Anna CHUDEK
1915-1997 Justina Marie CHUDEK
1917-1999 Anne CHUDEK
1919-2011 Emilia Frances CHUDEK
1921-1979 Carl Paul CHUDEK
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CHUDEK, John, age 80, of Rt. 1, Everson, passed away at his home, Monday, Aug. 14, (1961). He had been a resident of the Everson area since 1919 and was a retired coal miner. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Bellingham and the United Mine Workers of America. Surviving are his wife, Mary; two sons, John of Bellingham, Carl of Wishram, Wash.; three daughters, Mrs. Justina Rasmussen of Kirkland, Mrs. Anne Scheffer of Sumas, Miss Emilia Chudek of Bellingham, also 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the Gillies Funeral Home in Lynden, Saturday, Aug. 19, at 2 p.m., Rev. Carl Fischer officiating. Burial to follow in the Nooksack Cemetery.
Marie Ruszova Chudek (1883 - 1966)
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)*
Maintained by: Robert John Chudek
Originally Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: Feb 02, 2003
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