Edward Vikturek

Edward Vikturek

Plymouth, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
Death 1 Sep 1985 (aged 96)
Bridger, Carbon County, Montana, USA
Burial Powell, Park County, Wyoming, USA
Plot Block 22 Lot 16 Space 8
Memorial ID 11426996 · View Source
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Obituary for Edward Vikturek – Powell, WY Tribune – 5 Sep 1985

Ed Vikturek, 96, dies in Bridger

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Crown Hill Cemetery for longtime Powell resident Edward Vikturek, 96, who died Sunday Sept. 1 at the home of a grandson in Bridger, Mont.

Mr. Vikturek had been confined to bed for several months.

He was born July 11, 1889, at Plymouth, Iowa, a son of Joseph and Anna Kimel Vikturek. He joined the navy and sailed around the world in 1911, later serving in the army during World War 1.

After the war, he farmed in Iowa before moving to a farm in the Powell area. He married Thura Campbell, a Bridger school teacher, in Deaver on March 7, 1921.

He retired in 1960 and moved to grandson Ed Miller's home in Bridger in 1980.

Survivors include a sister, Josephine Jefferies of Baltimore, Md.; two granddaughters, Lois Henrich of Cody and Linda Dey of Phenix City, Ala.; seven grandsons, Steve Miller of Riverton, Ed Miller of Bridger, Mont., Vince Miller of Manassas, Va., Charlie Miller of Worland, Joe Miller of Parker, Colo., Johnny Miller of Florida, and Art Miller of Colorado Springs, Colo., and 22 great-grandchildren.

Viewing will be from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Easton Funeral Home.

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  • Created by: Vince Miller
  • Added: 26 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11426996
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Vikturek (11 Jul 1889–1 Sep 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11426996, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Powell, Park County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Vince Miller (contributor 46797965) .