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Ladislav "Laddie" Svestka
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1912
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 2002
Lenawee County
Michigan, USA

Laddie Svestka, age 90, of Palmyra, died Saturday, June 15, 2002 at Lenawee Medical Care Facility. He was born January 15, 1912 in Saginaw, Mi., to Vaclav and Antonette (Antonia) Richan (Rican) Svestka. On November 28, 1935 he married Mary Louise Horak at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Deerfield and she survives. Laddie retired in 1977 as a boiler room manager from the Simplex Paper Company. He was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Blissfield.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons: Joseph Svestka and his wife, Carol of Cleveland, Ohio; Ronald Svestka of Blissfield and his wife Sharon of Blissfield; Gerald Svestka of Palmyra and Raymond Svestka and his wife, Rose of Susquehanna, PA; one daughter, Ellen Gust and her husband, Robert of Palmyra; two brothers, Frank Svestka of Indiana and William Svestka of Sarasota, FL; one sister Ann Leggett of Bradenton, FL: seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James, and three sisters, Barbara Prochaska, Georgia Benedict and Lillian VanDre.

At Laddie's request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass for Laddie will be offered on Wednesday, June 19, 2002 at 9 AM at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church with Fr. Vincent Van Doan as celebrant. Internment of cremains will be in St. Alphonsus Cemetery in Deerfield. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions mayb be made to St. Peter's Heritage Fund.
Family links: 
  James Vaclav Svestka (1877 - 1927)
  Antonia Rican Svestka (1887 - 1955)
  Mary Horak Svestka (1916 - 2004)
  Francis Svestka Hosticka (1898 - 1921)**
  Joseph Plumb (1901 - 1981)**
  James Svestka (1905 - 1918)**
  Antonia Svestka Prochaska (1908 - 1997)*
  Georgia Josephine Svestka Benedick (1910 - 1994)*
  Ladislav Svestka (1912 - 2002)
  Lillian Elizabeth Svestka Vandre (1914 - 1995)*
  Frank Lewis Sveska (1915 - 2002)*
  Ann Svestka Leggett (1918 - 2007)*
  James Sveska (1920 - 1981)*
  William Svestka (1923 - 2008)*
  Alois Svestka (1925 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Alphonsus Cemetery
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Nancy Stout
Originally Created by: Kasey Kennedy-Wilson
Record added: May 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52870270
Ladislav Laddie Svestka
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Ladislav Laddie Svestka
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- Kasey Kennedy-Wilson
 Added: Aug. 20, 2012

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