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 Clara Anna <I>Ruzicka</I> Maruska

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Clara Anna Ruzicka Maruska

Birth
Blue River, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 10 Jul 1950 (aged 68)
Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa, USA
Burial Cresco, Howard County, Iowa, USA
Plot Sec 10, Lot 13, Grave 4
Memorial ID 76135523 View Source
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Mrs. F. Maruska Buried at Cresco
Funeral services for Mrs Frank Maruska, a former Alta Vista resident, were held in St. Joseph Catholic church in Dresco Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. A number from here attended the final rites.
Rev. Father Krueger, pastor, officiated and burial was made in the parish cemetery.
J. W. Weber of this place was one of the pall bearers.
Mrs. Maruska died at the Chas. City hospital Monday morning, July 10 about 10:45 o'clock. A heart ailment was given as the casue of her death. She had just been taken to the hospital on Sunday.
The remains lay in state at the Hauser Funeral Home in Chas. City until Thursday morning when they were take to Cresco for the services and burial.
Born in Wisconsin
The deceased was the daughter of Mathias and Rose Ruzicka and was born August 8, 1881 in Blue River, Wisconsin.
November 28, 1901, she was married to Frank Maruska. They made their home in Cresco for more than 20 years while Mr. Maruska was in business there. Before going to Charles City about five years ago they made their home in Alta Vista for a few years.
Besides here husband she is mourned by four daughters, Mrs. George Boettcher and Regina Maruska, both of Milwaukee, Wis., Mrs. Frank Hruska of Elma, Mrs. Peter Wentworrth of Sand Jose, California, two sons, Clarence Maruska of St. Paul, Minn., Roger Maruska of Milwaukee, Wis., 8 grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Henry Buresch of Rockford, Ill., and Mrs Lou Buresch of Cresco.
Mrs. Maruska's many friends in this community deeply mourn here death and sincerely sympathize with the bereaved loved ones she leaves behind.

New Hampton, Iowa newspaper, July 1950

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MRS. FRANK MARUKSA DIES AT 68
Mrs. Frank Maruska, 68, of 204 Fifth Ave., died about 10:45 a.m. today at Cedar Valley hospital where she had been a patient less than a day. Mrs. Maruska had suffered from a heart ailment.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Cresco.
Mr. and Mrs. Maruska have lived in Charles City for about five years and came here from Cresco. Maruska is employed at the Oliver corporation.
Born Aug. 8, 1881 at Blue River, Wisconsin, Mrs. Maruska was a daughter of Mathias and Rose Ruzicka. She was married Nov. 28, 1901.
Survivors in addition to her husband, include four daughters, Mrs. George (Mildred) Boettcher, Regina Maruska, both of Milwaukee, Wis., Mrs. Frank (Agnes) Hruska, Fr., Elma, Mrs. Peter (Mabel) Wentworth, San Jose, Cal., and two sons, Clarence F. Maruska, St. Paul, Minn., and Roger Maruska, Milwaukee.
Other survivors include eight grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Henry Buresh, Rockford, Ill., and Mrs. Lou Buresh, Cresco, Iowa.
The Sacred Heart guild and Rosary society will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hauser Funeral home to recite the rosary. The Knights of Columbus and the Sacred Heart guild will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday for the rosary.
Burial will be at Calvary cemetery, Cresco.

Charles City Press newspaper, Vol. 54, No. 108, July 10, 1950
Charles City Library, Iowa - CC Daily Press (3/16/1950-8/11/1950), microfilm #101

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Mother of Mrs. Frank Hruska, Jr., Died Mon.
Funeral services were held this Thursday morning at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Cresco, for Mrs. Frank Maruska, 68, mother of Mrs. Frank Hruska, Jr., of Elma, who died at Charles City Monday morning, July 10. Death occurred at Cedar Valley hospital where she had been admitted as a patient the day before her passing. Death was due to a heart ailment.
Deceased was born Aug. 8 1881, at the Blue River, Wis., the daughter of Mathias and Rose Ruzicka. Nov. 28, 1901, she was united in marriage to Frank Maruska, and they made their home in Cresco until about five years ago when they moved to Charles City.
In addition to her husband, the death of Mrs. Maruska is mourned by four daughters, Mrs. George Boettcher and Regina Maruska, both of Milwaukee, Wis., Mrs. Hruska of Elma, Mrs. Peter Wentworth of San Jose, Calif.; two sons Clarence F. Maruska of St. Paul, Minn., and Roger Maruska, Milwaukee; eight grand-children; and two sisters, Mrs. Henry Buresh of Rockford, Ill. and Mrs. Lou Buresh, Cresco.
Mr. and Mrs. Hruska of Elma were called home from a visit with Chicago, Ill., relatives by the serious illness and death of her mother.

July 13, 1950, Volume 64, No.: 29, newspaper.

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MRS. FRANK MARUSKA DIED IN HOSPITAL AT CHARLES CITY MONDAY
Funeral Services for Widow of Fromer Cresco Hardware Dealer Here Thursday.
Mrs. Frank Maruska, age 67, of Charles City, former Cresco resident, died in the Charles City hospital Monday morning following an illness of several years.
Funeral services for the Charles City woman will be held at 10:00 Thursday morning in the Cresco Saint Joseph's church. The Rev. Herbert J. Krieger, pastor, will offer the requiem mass and burial will be in the Calvary cemetery. The Peckosh Funeral home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Mrs. Maruska, the former Clara Ruzicka, was born in Blue River, Wisconsin, August 6, 1881. She was married to Frank Maruska in Alta Vista, November 28, 1901.
Mr. and Mrs. Maruska became the parents of six children, all of whom survive and will be present for the funeral services.
Surviving Mrs. Maruska are her husband and children, Clarence of Saint Paul, Minn., Mrs. George Boettcher, Regina Maruska and Roger Maruska of Milwaukee Wisconsin; Mrs. Frank Hruska of Elam, and Mrs. Peter Wentworth of San Jose, California. Also surviving are eight grandchildren.

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Maruska Rites Attended By Many From Away
Out-of-town relatives who attended the funeral rites for Mrs. Frank Maruska, mother of Mrs. Frank Hruska of Elma, which were held last Thursday morning at St. Joseph's church in Cresco, included the following: Mrs. Helen Knapp of Rock Island, Ill.; Mrs. Clara Shirk of Cedar Rapids; Joe and Ed Maruska of Detroit, Mich.; George Maruska of Madison, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rausch, Mrs. Frank Rausch and Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Smith and son, all of Ft. Atkinson.
Pallbearers for the funeral of Mrs. Maruska were Tom and John burns of Charles City, Joe Weber of Alta Vista, Phil Oehler ad Jo Zbornik of Cresco, and Jim Hruska of Elma.

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CRESCO
Mrs. Clara Maruska, age 68, died July 10. Funeral held from St. Joseph's Church, July 13, Rev. H. J. Krieger officiating. Interment at Calvary Cemetery.

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Maruska
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Cresco for Mrs. Frank Maruska, 68, who died about 10:45 a.m. Monday at Cedar Valley hospital here where she had been a patient less that a day, had suffered from heart ailment; Sacred Heart guild and Rosary society will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hauser funeral home to recite rosary; Knights of Columbus and Sacred Heart guild will meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday for rosary; burial in Calvary cemetery Cresco. Mr. and Mrs. Marsuka have been in Charles City about five years; came here from Cresco; Mr. Maruska is employed at Oliver Corp.; born Aug. 8, 1881 at Blue River, Wis.; Mrs. Maruska was daughter of Mathias and Rose Ruzicka; was married Nov. 28, 1901; survivors in addition to her husband, include four daughters, Mrs. George Boettcher and Regina Maruska of Milwaukee, Wis.; Mrs. Frank Hruska, Jr., Elma; Mrs. Peter Wentworth, San Jose, Cali.; and two sons, Clarence F. Maruska, St. Paul, Minn., and Roger Maruska, Milwaukee, Wis.; and eight grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Henry Buresh, Rockford, Ill., and Mrs. Lou Buresh, Cresco.

Waterloo Daily Courier - July 11, 1950, page 16, col. 1 - Iowa Deaths


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