Michael Nemec

Michael Nemec Funeral Sunday

Services were held Sunday at Trinity Methodist Church in Madison for Michael Nemec who died Friday morning at a Norfolk hospital after a short illness.  The Rev. D. V. Rose officiated at the services and burial in the Iowa Valley Cemetery.

Nemec was born March 15, 1864 in Czechoslavokia, where he was baptized and confirmed in the state church.  At the atge of 16 he came to America with his parents and two sisters and settled in Chicago.  In the spring of 1887 he left Chicago to farm northwest of Madison.  In the fall of the same year he was married to Anna Kamis.  From here they moved to a farm west of Madison where he resided until his death.

Seven children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Nemec; five of whom preceded him in death.  He is survived by his son Albert and a daughter Mrs. Malven Kamrath, with whom he made his home.  Also among survivors are 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  His wife died in 1943.     Source:  The Madison Star, Thursday, July 21, 1955 on page 1.