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 Emil Anton Hynek

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Emil Anton Hynek

  • Birth 26 Mar 1927 Cedar Bluffs, Saunders County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 25 Nov 2011 Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Industry, McDonough County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 81536270

Emil was the son of the late Joseph & Dora Kalina Hynek. He married Mary Stevens on December 7, 1953 at the Presbyterian Church in Monmouth, IL. She preceded him in death on September 20, 1986. He later married Julia Young Gunther on August 18, 1990 in West Prairie Presbyterian Church near Adair, IL.

She survives along with two sons, David Hynek and Terry Hynek and wife, Becky; one daughter, Cynthia Bushmire and husband, John; one stepson, Frederick Gunther and wife, Lynne; one stepdaughter, Katrina Brown and husband, Jerry; nine grandchildren, Rebecca Weiss, Jared Parker, Jason Parker, Katie Parker, Mitchell Hynek, Michelle Bearce and husband Frank, Melissa Hynek, Jeremy Hynek and wife Brittnee and Jordan Hynek; and ten great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Arthur, Victor, Raymond and Allen Hynek.

He was a life-long area farmer.

He was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran, serving in the 7th Cavalry, receiving the Purple Heart. He was a member of the McDonough American Legion Post #6, the Macomb V.F.W. Post # 1921, Korean War Veteran's 7th Cavalry Association & West Prairie Presbyterian Church. He attended the Rushville First United Methodist Church & served on the Chockley Cemetery board.

Worthington Funeral Home, Rushville, IL

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  • Created by: Jeanette
  • Added: 4 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81536270
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emil Anton Hynek (26 Mar 1927–25 Nov 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81536270, citing Chockley Cemetery, Industry, McDonough County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jeanette (contributor 46892486) .