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Buryanek, Bessie 1894-1992

BURYANEK, KOHOUT

Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 6/29/2008 at 21:16:15

WESTFIELD, Iowa—Bessie Buryanek, 97, of Westfield, died Monday, March 9, 1992, at the Akron Care Center after a brief illness.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Westfield Congregational Church, with the Rev. Marty Healy officiating. Burial will be in the Westfield Township Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday, with the family present 7-8 p.m., at the Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron.

Mrs. Buryanek was born Sept. 13, 1894, in Krch, Czechoslovakia, the daughter of Albert and Veronia Kohout. She came to the United States at the age of 17. She lived in Chicago until her marriage to Adolph Buryanek Jan. 29, 1920, in Chicago. The couple farmed east of Westfield until 1944, when they retired and moved to Westfield. He died in 1944. She was a cook in the Westfield School system for many years. She had made her home with her son, Leonard and his family for many years. In 1990 she became a resident of the Akron Care Center.

Mrs. Buryanek was a member of Westfield Congregational Church and Ladies Aid. She was a member of the Tuesday Club.

Survivors include six daughters and their husbands, Vera and Don Diediker of Laurel, Neb., Mildred and Clyde Wetrosky of Pequet Lakes, Minn., Helen and Adam Tindall of Akron, Betty and Robert Philips of Augusta, Wis., Mary and Arnold Bollhoefer of Haverhill, Iowa, and Marlis and Frank Asprey of West Sacramento, Calif.; three sons and their wives, Leonard and Tess and James and Delores, all of Westfield, and Frank and Ann of Hawarden; 39 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; and two nieces, Mrs. Betty Zales of Florida and Mrs. Emily Petry of California.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Tim Tindall; two great granddaughters, Diane Kay Diediker and Rebecca Schultz; and a daughter-in-law, Marlene Buryanek.

~Source: The Sioux City Journal
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Another Obituary:

Bessie Buryanek, 97, longtime
Westfield resident, died Monday,
March 9, 1992 at the Akron Care
Center.

Funeral services will be held at
10:30 a.m. Friday, March 13, at the
Westfield Congregational Church in
Westfield. Rev. Marty Healy will
officiate. Shirley Banks, vocalist,
will sing "How Great Thou Art",
and "Amazing Grace", accompanied
by Sheryl Banks, pianist.

Burial will be in the Westfield
township cemetery, under direction
of the Schroeder Funeral home in
Akron.

Visitation will be Thursday from
2 to 8 p.m. with the family present
from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral
home.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Buryanek,
William Buryanek, Russell
Bollhoefer, John Wetrosky, Michael
Tindall, Todd Philips, Gary Buryanek,
and Donald Diediker, Jr.

Mrs. Buryanek, the former Bessie
Kohout, was born Sept. 13,
1894 in Krch, Czechsolovakia, the
daughter of Albert and Veronica
Kohout. She came to the United
States when she was 17 years old.

She resided in Chicago until her
marriage Jan. 29, 1920, to Adolph
Buryanek. The couple lived on a
farm east of Westfield until 1944,
when they retired and moved to
Westfield.

After her husband's death in
1944, Mrs. Buryanek was a cook in
the Westfield school system for
several years.

Mrs. Buryanek was a member of
the Westfield Congregational
church and Ladies Aid, and a
member of the Tuesday Club. For
many years, flowers from her garden
graced the altar of her church.

For several years she made her
home with her son, Leonard and his
family. In 1990, she broke her hip,
and since then, has been a resident
of the Akron Convalescent 'Care
Center.

She is survived by three sons,
Leonard Buryanek and James
Buryanek, both of Westfield, and
Frank Buryanek of Hawarden; six
daughters, Mrs. Don (Vera) Diediker
of Laurel, Nebraska, Mrs.
Clyde (Mildred) Wetrosky of Pequot
Lakes, Minn.; Mrs. Adam
(Helen) Tindall of Akron, Mrs.
Robert (Betty) Philips of Augusta,
Wisconsin, Mrs. Arnold (Mary)
Bollhoefer of Haverhill, Iowa, and
Mrs. Frank (Marlis) Asprey of
West Sacramento, California; 39
grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren;
and two nieces, Mrs. Betty
Zales of'Florida and Mrs. Emily
Petry of California.

She was preceded in death by
her husband, Adolph; a grandson,
Tim Tindall; a daughter-in-law,
Marlene Buryanek; two great-granddaughters,
Diane Kay Diediker
and Rebecca Schultz.

Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, March 12, 1992
Akron, Iowa


 

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