Atkinson, Holt County, Nebraska
March 3, 1950
MRS. F. MLINAR DIES SUDDENLY, RITES SATURDAY
Mrs. Mary A. MLINAR, 78, wife of Fred MLINAR of Atkinson and one of the early settlers in this community died suddenly
early Wednesday morning, March 1 at her home in this city.
Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church Saturday morning. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Mrs. MLINAR had been caring for her husband, who has not been well and had made her bed on the davenport for convenience,
and so that she would not disturb others in getting up and down.
She was found sitting in an upright position on the davenport Wednesday morning by her daughter, Miss Barbara MLINAR. Miss MLINAR is
the kindergarten and first grade teacher in the Atkinson Public School. She discovered her mother's death when she came
downstairs to begin her day's work. It is thought that Mrs. MLINAR died somewhere around 3 o'clock that morning.
Mrs. MLINAR was a daughter of the late John and Frances (TASLER) ZISKA who were early settlers in the farming area southwest of
Atkinson. She was born Feb. 13, 1872, in Ringgold Co, Iowa, and came to Holt County, Nebr, with her parents in 1887.
She was married to Fred MLINAR on April 14,1891 at St Joseph's Church in Atkinson. They lived on a homestead in the Green
Valley community sw of here before moving to Atkinson many years ago.
Her death is mourned by her husband, Fred MLINAR; 4 sons, Dr. E. J. MLINAR of Los Angeles, Cal; August of San Diego, Cal.;
Williamm of Chester, Penn.; and Albert of Van Nuys, Cal.; 3 daughters, Sister Francis (the former Rose MLINAR) of the
Ursuline Order of
Granite City,Ill; Miss Barbara MLINAR of Atkinson; and Mrs. Valeria (Duane) ULRICH of Stuart; 1 sister, Mrs. Matilda OLSON of
Atkinson; 1 brother, Fred ZISKA of Stuart; 16 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Clarence in 1912.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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