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Frances Nechanicky Benesh 1872-1944


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/22/2013 at 21:19:16

Mrs. Harold Graff substituted in Mrs. Lillian Reulandís room several days. Mrs. Reulandís mother, Mrs. [Frances Nochanicky] Benesh, passed away at the family home in Estherville Thursday [January 6, 1944] evening after a long illness. Funeral services were held at St. Patrickís church in Estherville Monday morning. (Spirit Lake Beacon, Spirit Lake, IA, January 13, 1944)


Mrs. Benesh Laid to Rest
Had Been Ill for Some Time; Burial Services in Estherville Monday.
Two years illness ended Friday for Mrs. Frank Benesh, who passed away on Jan. 7 at 2:40 a.m. that day at her home on South Ninth street. Mrs. Benesh came to Emmet county as a bride in 1898 and had lived in Estherville for the past seven years.

Born Frances Nechanicky on April 1, 1872 at Prague, Austria, she came to America as a young girl of 17, locating at Toledo, Tama county. She was married on June 13, 1898 to John Benesh and the same year moved to a farm east of Wallingford. In 1902, Mr. and Mrs. Benesh bought the farm in that community which remained home to them until his death on Jan. 7, 1885. Two years later Mrs. Benesh and her daughter, Miss Amelia, moved to Estherville.

Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Lloyd Cohea of Briggsdale, Colo., Mrs. Lillian Rueland, Mrs. Joe Brinkman, Miss Amelia and [one son Frank Joseph. She is also survived by] 18 grandchildren.

Funeral mass was read at 9 a.m. at St. Patrickís catholic church by the Rev. J.J. Keane and interment was made in the Catholic cemetery.

Attending the services from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Cohea and Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ellendale of Briggsdale, Colo., Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kubic of Traer. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, January 13, 1944)


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