Funeral Services Held Wednesday For Mrs. Pospisil
Funeral services for Mrs. Vincent Pospisil were conducted Wednesday, June 27, 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Richard Baumer. Mrs. Pospisil, 67, died Sunday evening, June 24 at a Norfolk hospital where she had been a patient a number of times following a heart attack about two years ago. He last hospitalization was for only a few days.
Burial was in Iowa Valley Cemetery, west of Madison. Pallbearers were Edward Choutka, Alvin Choutka, Adolph Dvorak, Jr., Emil Stedry, Joe Pospisil, Jr., and Eman Pospisil. Honorary pallbearers were Mesdames Marie Brosh, Vlasta Brosh, Olga Kucera, Mary Storek, Mary Panek and Vlasta Whyte.
Anna Choutka Pospisil was born February 5, 1889, in Kalamazoo precinct, the daughter of Joseph and Rosalie Choutka. She was married to Vincent Pospisil, April 27, 1909. They located on a farm eleven miles west of Madison. In 1945 they moved to Madison.
Mrs. Pospisil was baptized in the Presbyterian faith at the New Zion Presbyterian Church, Clarkson and later became a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Madison. She was a member and organizer of the western Bohemian Fraternal Association Lodge No. 50.
Mrs. Pospisil is survived by her husband; three daughters, Mrs. Frank (Mabel) Podliska, Madison; Mrs. Adolph (Minnie) Podliska, Newman Grove; Mrs. Deane (Eileen) Severson, Norfolk. Other survivors are the four sons, Emil of Meadow Grove; Clarence of Norfolk; Thomas of Newman Grove and Reuben of Madison; eighteen grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Mary Dvorak and one brother, Fred Choutka. Preceding her in death were a son, Irvin, in 1934; her parents; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Ambroz and Mrs. Louisa Urzal; three brothers, Anton, Frank and Joe and several infant brothers and sisters.
Source: The Madison Star, Thursday, June 28, 1956 on page 1.