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Caroline Kochanowski Lipka

Death 12 May 1944 (aged 88)
La Salle, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Burial La Salle, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Plot Circle Sec, Lot 791
Memorial ID 100004513 · View Source
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Mrs. Caroline Lipka Dies at Hospital; Services Sunday

Mrs. Caroline Lipka, 88, one of the oldest residents of the community, died at 1:15 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's hospital, La Salle. Mrs. Lipka, who has been a resident of La Salle for more than 50 years, had been a patient in the hospital for the past 13 months. She had been in failing health for the past several years.

A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Kochanowski, she was born in East Prussia, Germany, Sept. 19, 1855. More than 60 years ago she was united in marriage to Adam Lipka in Germany. The couple came to La Salle 53 years ago.

Surviving are five sons, William, Herman and Paul Lipka, all of La Salle, Emil Lipka, Peru, Rudolph Lipka, member of the La Salle police department; and a sister, Mrs. Julius Karlosky, La Salle. Sixteen grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren also survive.

Her husband, Adam Lipka, died December 17, 1943. A daughter, Mrs. Anna Hammerich, passed away June 17, 1942; a son, Otto, died at the age of 11 years; another son, Carl, died in infancy; and a brother, John Kochanowski, died last November.

Mrs. Lipka was a member of the La Salle Lutheran church and was affiliated with the Women's Guild and the Women's Benevolent society of that church.

Funeral services will held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday from the La Salle Lutheran church. The Rev. Walter Kleffmann will be in charge. Burial will be made in Oakwood cemetery.

The body will be taken to the church at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon from the Schleicher funeral home 717 Fifth st., La Salle.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m.

Daily Post-Tribune, Friday, May 12, 1944

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100004513
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Caroline Kochanowski Lipka (19 Sep 1855–12 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100004513, citing Oakwood Cemetery, La Salle, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Diane F (contributor 47536298) .