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Wetrosky, John 1838-1913


Posted By: Bonnie Mares (email)
Date: 3/10/2010 at 12:20:37

LeMars Sentinel
February 21, 1913

John Wetrosky, one of the old residents, died at his home in Lincoln
township on February 15, 1913. The deceased was a native of Bohemia and was
born at Prague on June 14, 1838. He homesteaded on the placed where he died
in 1873. He was united in marriage on December 12, 1866, with Anna Vonderska
and to this union six children were born, who are Mrs. Mary Mathwig, Mrs.
Anna Aalfs, Mrs. Josie Lang, Frank Wetrosky, Jos. Wetrosky and John
Wetrosky. He is also survived by twenty-nine grandchildren and one great

Mr. Wetrosky served as a musician in the Austrian army for thirteen years.

The Funeral services were conducted at the home on Monday, Rev. A. H. Buente
officiating. Many old friends and neighbors gathered to pay the last tribute
of respect to the deceased, who enjoyed the respect and esteem of a large
circle of acquaintances.

~TRANSCRIBER NOTE: John Wetrovksy is buried in the WETROVSKY-MATHWIG small rural cemetery.
~John's Tombstone says he was born 29 JUN 1838.
Located in section 4 SW of Lincoln township.
On C60 one half mile west of the K49 intersection.

Tombstone Photo

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