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George Pegorek 1889-1964


Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 7/29/2021 at 10:18:02

10 August 1964 - The Anamosa Journal

OXFORD JUNCTION - Burial services were held at the Mayflower cemetery, Tuesday afternoon Aug. 4, for George Pegorek, 74, Lost Nation, who died Saturday evening, Aug. 1, of a heart attack at the home of Mrs. Mildred Willert, a niece, where he was spending the evening.

Body was taken to the Malamphy Funeral home, Lost Nation, from which funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 2. Rev. Nevin Williams of the Oxford Junction Methodist church conducted the services.

George Pegorek was born on a farm near Oxford Junction Nov. 28, 1889, son of Vincent and Fanny Kalous Pegorek. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Fisher, Oxford Junction, Nov. 28, 1919. They lived near Oxford Junction and Wheatland for a number of years before moving to Lost Nation where he worked as a well driller. He was a Veteran of World War I and a member of the Menzo Widle Legion post, Lost Nation, which conducted graveside services.

He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Marjorie) Holding, Marion; one granddaughter, two brothers, Elmer and Louis Pegorek, Wyoming; and two sisters, Mrs. Emma Trilstch and Mrs. Josie Soukup, Cedar Rapids.

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, three sisters and two brothers.


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