Frank Vopat

Frank Vopat

Czech Republic
Death 6 Jul 1932 (aged 64)
Greeley County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Wolbach, Greeley County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Block 7, Lot 107
Memorial ID 61123633 · View Source
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From The Wolbach Messenger, Wolbach, Nebraska, Thursday, July 7, 1932, transcribed by Linda Berney:

Frank Vopat Dies After Long Illness –

Frank Vopat died at his home south west of Wolbach at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, after a lingering illness of five years. Mr. Vopat suffered a great deal, having lost an arm many years ago on account of an infection in the bone. Of late years one of his legs was severely affected which kept him confined to his home. Mr. Vopat would have been 65 years old on August 15. He has been a resident of this community since 1889, and was highly respected by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, one son Frank, one sister, Mrs. A. P. Rochek, a brother John of St. Paul, another brother Andrew, whose address is not known, nine step-children and other relatives who mourn his death.

Funeral services are to be held Friday at Trinity Lutheran church in Wolbach, conducted by Dr. R. A. White and burial will be made in the Wolbach cemetery.

From The Wolbach Messenger, Wolbach, Nebraska, Thursday, July 14, 1932, transcribed by Linda Berney:

Obituary of Frank Vopat –
Resided Near Wolbach Forty-three years –

Frank Vopat was born in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia, August 15, 1867, departed this life at his home near Wolbach, after a lingering illness of five years, July 6, 1932, at the age of 64 years, 10 months and 21 days.

In 1889, in company with his parents, he emigrated to America and settled in Howard County, Nebraska near Wolbach, where he lived the remainder of his life.

In 1903, he was married to Marie Kment, to which union was born one son Frank.

His parents, two brothers James and Joseph, and one sister, Mrs. Mary Dollarhide preceded him in death.

In 1919, he married Mrs. Mary Skrivan.

He leaves to mourn his departure his wife, his son, Frank, a sister, Mrs. A. P. Rochek all of Wolbach. Also two brothers, John of St. Paul, Nebraska, Andrew, and several step-children.

He was baptized into the Christian faith in infancy. Having lived so long in this community he was well known and respected by a large number of friends who regret his departure and most heartily sympathize with the surviving relatives.

Funeral services, conducted by Dr. R. A. White, were held in Trinity Lutheran church, Friday July 8, at 2:30 p.m. The remains were laid to rest in Hillside Cemetery, Wolbach, Nebraska.

Card of Thanks – We wish to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to all our friends and neighbors who gave offerings of sympathy and aid during the long illness, and were so helpful and kind to us in the hours following the departure of our loved one, the late Frank Vopat. Frank Vopat, Jr., Mrs. Frank Vopat and children, Mr. and Mrs. John Vopat, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Rochek.

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  • Created by: Linda Berney
  • Added: 4 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61123633
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Vopat (15 Aug 1867–6 Jul 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61123633, citing Hillside Cemetery, Wolbach, Greeley County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Linda Berney (contributor 47343179) .