Hamilton County


Sgt. Peter Paul Humlicek, Jr.




Peter Paul Humlicek, Jr. was born Sept. 17, 1921 to Peter Paul (Sr.) and Emma Moravec Humlicek. He died Sept. 8, 1974 and is buried in Cass Center Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Sgt. Humlicek served with the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II with the 2nd Defense Battalion, 2nd Marine Division.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Sept. 9, 1974

Peter P. Humlicek, 52, or Oceanside, Calif., a former Webster City resident, died Sunday at San Diego, Calif.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Thomas Aquinas church with the Rev. Joseph Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in the Cass Center cemetery where flag folding ceremonies will be conducted at the graveside by American Legion Post 191.

Scripture services will be held at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Foster Funeral Home. The body will lie in state from noon Thursday.

Peter P. Humlicek was born Sept. 17, 1924, in Nebraska. He was reared and educated in Carroll, Iowa. He enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 17 and saw action during World War II.

He was married Feb. 10, 1951, to Patty Hupp. He retired from the Marine Corps about four years ago having attained the rank of sergeant.

He is survived by his wife, five children, Peter Paul Humlicek and Russel, both of Oceanside, Calif., Mrs. Roger (Nancy) LaPointe of Sierra Vista, Calif., Jeff and Alice, both at home; one grandchild; his mother, Mrs. W.J. Jackley of Carroll, Iowa; two brothers, Milo of San Antonio, Texas, and Clarence of Carroll, Iowa; and one step brother, James Jackley, also of Carroll.

He was preceded in death by his father and one sister.

He was a member of the Catholic church and various veterans organizations.

Source: ancestry.com