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 Joseph J. Vrabel

Joseph J. Vrabel

Birth
Austria
Death 2 Jul 1943 (aged 64)
Hines, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
Plot WABANANMY LOT 36
Memorial ID 100643971 · View Source
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August 19, 1899 was the wedding for Joseph & Alma. Joseph, 20, was a miner & the son of John & Mary (Volko) Vrabel. Alma, 18, was born in Sweden & was the daughter of John Anderson. John Samuelson officiated the marriage. Witnesses were William Williams & W. Lindquist, both of Iron Mountain.(Dickinson County Michigan Centennial Book: From the Earliest Times Through the Twenties)

Joseph J. Vrabel, 64, veteran of the Spanish-American War, died Thursday morning at the Hines Junior Hospital, where he had gone for treatment. He had been ill for 4 months.
 Mr. Vrabel came to Iron Mountain when he was 7. The family moved to Chicago in 1923. He enlisted in the American Army May 17, 1898 & saw action as a private in Co. E. of the 34th Michigan Infantry. He was given an honorable discharge Dec. 2, 1898.
He is survived by his widow, 3 daughters, Mrs. L. Christine, Whiting, Indiana, Genevieve & Virginia, Chicago; 4 sons, Harold, William, Joseph Jr. & Charles, Chicago; 4 sisters, Julia, Iron Mountain; Kate Holsman, LaPorte, Indiana; Susie, & Anne, South Bend, Indiana; 2 brothers, John & Rudolph, South Bend; 9 grandchildren.
Burial will be in Cemetery park.
(July 7, 1943, Iron Mountain Daily News, Dickinson, Michigan.)
The complete article can be found in the above newspaper at the Dickinson County Library, Iron Mountain, Michigan.
(Courtesy of klh)


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JOSEPH VRABEL
CO. E
34 MICH.NF.
SP. AM. WAR

Gravesite Details This memorial is located in the northwest Wabananmy on Lot 36

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  • Created by: klh
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100643971
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph J. Vrabel (4 May 1879–2 Jul 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100643971, citing Iron Mountain Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by klh (contributor 47722765) .